Pair of candlesticks with bobeches

Pair of candlesticks with bobeches
Pair of candlesticks with bobeches
Title
Pair of candlesticks with bobeches
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
Description 
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
Object Number 
1964.45a-b.1-2
Marks 
stamped: below the rims: lion passant, crowned leopard's head, unidentifiable date mark on b
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group