Candlestick

English (London)
1742–43


Dimensions

Overall: 22 x 12.6 x 12.6 cm (8 11/16 x 4 15/16 x 4 15/16 in.) Weight: 98 oz 2 dwt (3054g)

Accession Number

2001.125.3

Medium or Technique

Silver (sterling standard)

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver

Markings

Struck under bases with hallmarks (leopard's head, lion passant, date letter for 1742-3), and with maker's mark of Phillips Garden.

Provenance

George D. Widener, Philadelphia (d. 1912); after his death by descent to a "Florida Collector"; April 29, 1986, sold by a "Florida Collecter" at Christie's, New York, lot 178. Spink & Son Ltd, London; by 1996, most probably sold by Spink & Son to Alan and Simone Hartman, New York, NY; 2001, gift of Alan and Simone Hartman. (Accession date: February 21, 2001)

Credit Line

Gift of Alan and Simone Hartman and Harriet J. Bradbury Fund