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Pair of candlesticks with bobeches

Object Number: 
1964.45a.1-2
Date: 
1763-64
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
each overall: 11 3/8 x 6 3/4 in. ( 28.9 x 17.1 cm ) Silver Weight (A): 22 oz (troy) 17 dwt (710 g) Silver Weight (A b
Marks: 
stamped: below the rims: lion passant, crowned leopard's head, unidentifiable date mark on b
Description: 
One of a pair of cast, seamed and wrought silver candlesticks with bobeches; cast, twisted, baluster-shaped shafts with all over chased floral scroll decoration, supporting cast pear-shaped sockets with chased foliate scrolls around the bottoms and cast, loose, flared, and scalloped bobeches with foliate scroll decoration around the rim; shaft set on high, cast, splayed hexagonal feet with all over repoussé chased flower and scroll decoration, most prominent at the corners with incurved sections between; marks stamped below the rims.
Credit Line: 
Gift of G. Livingston Bayard
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group