Artist Unidentified artist
Object Place: Europe, Paris, France
21.1 x 14.4 cm (8 5/16 x 5 11/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
One of a pair of candlesticks, cast, on a molded circular base with a band of alternating shells and foliage on a matted ground. The reed and ribbon knop rises to a tapering stem with floral strapwork on a matted ground. The shoulders and base of the nozzle are similarly decorated. The upper nozzle is banded and engraved with no. 13. There are two crests engraved on the base.
Warden's Mark: 1707-1708: a crowned O (Dennis, 174). Charge Mark: 1704-1712: An A encircled by a crown (Dennis, 126). Discharge mark: verification mark used as a discharge mark, 1704-1712: a fly (Dennis, 180). Other: illegible mark on the exterior rim of the base.
Ex collection Paul Eudel
Elizabeth Parke Firestone and Harvey S. Firestone, Jr. Collection