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Hand candlestick

France (Limoux)
about 1769
Artist Unidentified artist


Object Place: Europe, France

Dimensions

4.6 x 23.8 cm (1 13/16 x 9 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

1993.382

Medium or Technique

Metal; silver

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver

hand candlestick with shaped circular pan with a banded rim. plain spool shaped nozzle has a reeded rim. The applied straight handle is molded with a shell at the base rising to a floral cartouche at the terinal enclosing a worn crest

Inscription

Maker's Mark: a crowned D(?) or O(?) M with a star. Other: a C with a fleur-de#NAME?

Provenance

January, 1960, sold by S. J. Phillips, London, to Elizabeth Parke Firestone (b. 1897 - d. 1990) and Harvey S. Firestone, Jr. (b. 1898 - d. 1973), Akron, OH and Newport, RI; 1993, gift of the estate of Elizabeth Parke Firestone and Harvey S. Firestone to the MFA. (Accession Date: May 26, 1993)

Credit Line

Elizabeth Parke Firestone and Harvey S. Firestone, Jr. Collection