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Candlestick

Maker:
Edward Winslow (1669–1753)
Date:
ca. 1720
Geography:
Made in Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Culture:
American
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
6 5/16 x 3 3/8 x 3 5/16 in. (16 x 8.6 x 8.4 cm); 7 oz. 17 dwt. (243.8 g)
Classification:
Silver
Credit Line:
Friends of the American Wing Fund, 1973
Accession Number:
1973.152.2a, b
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 750
Inscription: engraved on base: [arms of Hutchinson]
engraved on underside in shaded roman: ER

Marking: marked once on base: EW (in shaped surround)
According to family history, Edward Hutchinson (1678–1752); by descent through the Vernon, Seymour, Ellery, and Horton families; to Helena Brooks Seymour Horton (1884–1969); to her daughter Helena Frances Horton Gilbert (1903–2004); sold to The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1973.
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