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A pair of miniature silver candlesticks, by Thomas Ash

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An image of A pair of miniature candlesticks. Ash, Thomas, silversmith, probably, London.

M.39A-1961: A moulded octagonal rim above a sloping cylindrical column embossed with stop flutes on an octagonal knop above a trumpet-shaped foot on a stepped octagonal base. Silver, height, overall, 12 cm, weight 118 g, 1709-1710. Queen Anne.

M.39B-1961: A moulded octagonal rim above a sloping cylindrical column embossed with stop flutes on an octagonal knop above a trumpet-shaped foot on a stepped octagonal base. Silver, height, overall, 12.2 cm, weight 124 g, 1709-1710. Queen Anne.

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A pair of miniature candlesticks. Ash, Thomas, silversmith, probably, London. M.39A-1961: A moulded octagonal rim above a sloping cylindrical column embossed with stop flutes on an octagonal knop above a trumpet-shaped foot on a stepped octagonal base. Silver, height, overall, 12 cm, weight 118 g, 1709-1710. Queen Anne. M.39B-1961: A moulded octagonal rim above a sloping cylindrical column embossed with stop flutes on an octagonal knop above a trumpet-shaped foot on a stepped octagonal base. Silver, height, overall, 12.2 cm, weight 124 g, 1709-1710. Queen Anne.

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  • Accession Number: M.39A-1961
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Aperture: f/25.0
  • Focal length: 135
  • Camera: Canon EOS 5D
  • Photographer name: Michael Jones
  • Image height: 646 pixels
  • Image width: 904 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.4 (Windows)
  • Filesize: 384.85kB
  • Exposure time: 1/125
  • ISO Speed: 100
  • Fnumber: 25/1
  • Captured: 2007:07:18 14:20:16

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18th Century candle holder candlesticks columns embossed English Fitz_AA fluted miniature candlesticks moulded octagonal pair Queen Anne Silver silverware Stewart Period Stuart Period Thomas Ash

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