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Candlestick

Maker:
Myer Myers (1723–1795)
Date:
1755–60
Geography:
Made in New York, New York, United States
Culture:
American
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
Overall: 10 3/16 x 5 1/2 in. (25.9 x 14 cm); 20 oz. 14 dwt. (643.2 g) Without bobeche: 9 3/4 in. (24.8 cm); 18 oz. 15 dwt. (583.7 g) Bobeche: 1 11/16 x 2 7/8 in. (4.3 x 7.3 cm); 1 oz. 18 dwt. (59.5 g)
Classification:
Silver
Credit Line:
Sansbury-Mills Fund, 1972
Accession Number:
1972.3.1a, b
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 750
Inscription: engraved on underside of foot: THE GIFT of PETER & SARAH V[superscript "N" over ":"] BRUGH TO CATHA[superscript "E" over ":"] LIVINGSTON [pellet]

Marking: marked on nozzle of bobeche and socket: MM (in rectangle)
Made for Catharine Livingston Lawrence (bap. 1733–1807); to the wife of her grand-nephew, Louisa E. F. Patterson; Harry Arons Antiques, Bridgeport, CT; sold to the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1972.
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