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Candlestick

Maker:
Matthew Boulton (British, Birmingham 1728–1809 Birmingham)
Date:
ca. 1800
Geography:
Made in Birmingham, England
Medium:
Sheffield silver plate
Dimensions:
H. 11 1/8 in. (28.36 cm); Diam. 5 1/4 in. (13.3 cm)
Classification:
Metal
Credit Line:
Gift of John C. Cattus, 1967
Accession Number:
Inst.67.17.7
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 774
Marking: marked on exterior on bottom rim of base: [a circle with rays, representing the sun]; marked on interior on base of candleholder: [another smaller sun]
John C. Cattus, Montclair, New Jersey, until 1967
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