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Traveling candlestick

1756–57
Joseph-Pierre-Jacques Duguay


Object Place: Europe, Paris, France

Dimensions

12.5 cm (4 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

1993.389.2

Medium or Technique

Metal; silver

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver

One of a pair of candlesticks. Cast with a domed, molded shaped circular base.The banded dome rises to a banded baluster stem. The vase shaped nozzle is pl ain with a molded rim.

Inscription

Maker's Mark: a crowned fleur-de-lis, two grains, a d, the rest incomplete (DeMaker's Mark: a crowned fleur-de-lis, two grains, a d, the rest incomplete (Dennis, 122). Warden's Mark: 1756-1757: a crowned q (Dennis, 225) Charge Mark: fnnis, 122). Warden's Mark: 1756-1757: a crowned q (Dennis, 225) Charge Mark: for small work, 1756-1762: a harrow (Dennis, 122). Other: a profile head facingor small work, 1756-1762: a harrow (Dennis, 122). Other: a profile head facingleft on the outer rim of the base. left on the outer rim of the base.

Credit Line

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