Candlestick

English (London)
1746–47
Marked by Nicholas Sprimont (born in Liege, France, active in London) (1716–1771)


Dimensions

Overall: 26.7 x 13.3 x 13.3 cm (10 1/2 x 5 1/4 x 5 1/4 in.) Weight: 60 oz 8 dwt (1878g)

Accession Number

2001.127.2

Medium or Technique

Silver (sterling standard)

On View

Alan and Simone Hartman Galleries (Gallery 241A)

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver

Markings

Struck under base with hallmarks (leopard's head, lion passant, date letter for 1746-7) and with maker's mark of Nicholas Sprimont

Provenance

May 3, 1990, sold by an anonymous owner at Sotheby's, London, lot 123, where most probably bought by 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