Marked by John Barnard (I) (free 1685)
Object Place: Europe, London, England
H. 18.6 cm x W. 11.6 cm x D. 11.4 cm (7 5/16 x 4 9/16 x 4 1/2 in.); Weight: 541.5 gm (17 oz 8 dwt)
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Each candlestick has a stepped square base with cut corners and a molded profile. The base is cast in one piece, with a notched wire applied to the edge of the foot and a molded wire applied around the base of the stem. The baluster stem is octagonal, with a faceted knop rising to a flaring octagonal midsection and an octagonal, vase-shaped nozzle. The stem and nozzle are cast in two pieces, seamed vertically.
On underside, maker's mark Ba (Grimwade 112); date letter j; lion's head erased; Britannia.
Walter H. Willson, Ltd., London, purchased by Theodora Wilbour, October 6, 1937, Anonymous Gift to the MFA in Memory of Charlotte Beebe Wilbour (1833-1914). (Accession Date: November 10, 1937)
Anonymous gift in memory of Charlotte Beebe Wilbour (1833-1914)