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Candlestick: NAV.91-1933

Object information

Current Location: In storage




Pewter candlestick on octagonal base. The lower stem and drip pan, resembling a capstan salt (possibly created using a salt mould), are surmounted by a plain stem with flanged nozzle, containing an iron lining with iron ejection rod. 4cm soldered repair at the base.
Mark on nozzle, 'RB'

Legal notes

A.F. de Navarro Bequest

Measurements and weight

Height: 15.8 cm
Weight: 1 lb

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1933) by Navarro, Mary Anderson de, Madame Navarro, J. M. de


17th-18th Century
1680 - 1700

Components of the work

Lining, Rod composed of iron

Materials used in production


References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: NAV.91-1933
Primary reference Number: 125293
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 21 August 2015 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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