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One of a pair of miniature candlesticks: M.39B-1961

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

one of a pair of miniature candlesticks

Maker(s)

Silversmith: Ash, Thomas (Probably)

Entities

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Description

Silver; 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 (with M.39A-1961)

Notes

History note: Not known before testator

Legal notes

L.C.G. Clarke Bequest

Measurements and weight

Height: 12.1 cm
Height: 4¾ in
Weight: 124 g
Weight: 4 oz

Place(s) associated

  • London ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1960) by Clarke, Louis Colville Gray

Dating

Early 18th Century
Queen Anne
1709 CE - 1710 CE

Materials used in production

Silver

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Imagini IVM per IM december 8 1709
  • Location: Under the foot
  • Method of creation: Engraved
  • Type: Inscription

Inscription present: 'LC' engraved within a circle

  • Text: L.C
  • Location: Under the foot
  • Method of creation: Engraved
  • Type: Ownership inscription
  • Text: lion's head erased
  • Location: On the outside of the trumpet shaped foot
  • Method of creation: Struck
  • Type: Hallmark
  • Text: Britannia
  • Location: On the outside of the trumpet shaped foot
  • Method of creation: Struck
  • Type: Hallmark
  • Text: O
  • Location: On the outside of the trumpet shaped foot
  • Method of creation: Struck
  • Type: Hallmark
  • Text: AS
  • Location: On the outside of the trumpet shaped foot
  • Method of creation: Struck
  • Type: Maker's mark

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: M.39B-1961
Primary reference Number: 157595
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 23 January 2019 Last processed: Wednesday 24 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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