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Candlestick: M.23-1904

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Maker: Pilcherd, Stephen (Possibly)
Maker: Hatch, Anthony (Possibly)




Cast brass candlestick. The socket is in the form of the calyx of a flower, hexagonal, with vine branches and grapes reserved in the metal. The stem is formed of a flat leaf shaped plaque, enamelled on each side with a tree, bearing fruits and flowers of white on blue enamel. The oval base has a similar decoration, with a fluted and scalloped border.


History note: Hollingworth Magniac, Colworth, Bedfordshire; sold Christie’s, 2, 4-8 and 11-15 July 1892, Catalogue of the renowned collection of works of art chiefly formed by the late Hollingworth Magniac Esq. (known as the Colworth Collection), 3rd Day, 5 July, lot 250A; sold to Frank McClean, Tonbridge Wells for £31.10.0.

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Frank McClean Bequest

Measurements and weight

Height: 22.9 cm

Place(s) associated

  • London ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1904) by McClean, Frank


17th Century, third quarter#
Circa 1650 CE - Circa 1670 CE

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Components of the work

Decoration composed of enamels

Materials used in production

Brass (alloy)

Techniques used in production

Casting (process) : Brass, cast and enamelled in white and blue

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Identification numbers

Accession number: M.23-1904
Primary reference Number: 127141
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 30 June 2016 Last processed: Thursday 3 August 2023

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

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