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One of a set of four candlesticks: MAR.M.9.1 & A-1912

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

One of a set of four candlesticks

Maker(s)

Garden, Philip (Silversmith)

Description

Silver; shaped-square stepped base; knopped facetted stem and spool-shaped sconce with detachable shaped-square fluted nozzle (with MAR.M.9.2 - 4 & A-1912)

Notes

History note: Not known before Charles Brinsley Marlay, London

Legal notes

C.B. Marlay Bequest

Measurements and weight

Height: 19.2 cm
Height: 7 5/8 in
Weight: 410 g
Weight: 13:4 oz: dwt

Place(s) associated

  • London ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1912) by Marlay, Charles Brinsley

Dating

Mid 18th Century
George II
1744 CE - 1745 CE

School or Style

Rococo

Components of the work

Base Width 10.5 cm Width 4 1/8 in

Materials used in production

Silver

Techniques used in production

Casting

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: leopard's head crowned

  • Location: On the underside of the base
  • Method of creation: Struck
  • Type: Hallmark

Inscription present: lion passant

  • Location: On the underside of the base
  • Method of creation: Struck
  • Type: Hallmark
  • Text: i
  • Location: On the underside of the base
  • Method of creation: Struck
  • Type: Hallmark
  • Text: PG
  • Location: On the underside of the base, and the sconce
  • Method of creation: Struck
  • Type: Maker's mark

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Identification numbers

Accession number: MAR.M.9.1 & A-1912
Primary reference Number: 119222
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 30 June 2016 Last processed: Friday 21 May 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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