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Pair of chamber candlesticks

Maker:
Matthew Boulton (British, Birmingham 1728–1809 Birmingham)
Date:
1805–6
Culture:
British, Birmingham
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
H. 4 1/4 in. (10.8 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Abraham Lansing, 1901
Accession Number:
01.3.7a, b, .8a, b
Not on view
Inscription: (Engraved script monogram on saucers and extinguishers) M D ;
(Engraved in script of later date):
(On base of 01.3.7): Magdalena Douw / daughter of / Petrus Douw / B. 1692-D. 1775 / and Anna Van Rensselaer / B. 1696- D. 1756.
(On base of 01.3.8) Belonged to / Magdalena Douw / Born 1718. Died 1796. Married 1738. / Harme Gansevoort Born 1712. D. 1801 / to their son Peter Gansevoort Jr. B. 1749 D. 1812 / and his wife Catherine Van Schaick B. 1745 D. 1830 / and to their son Peter Gansevoort B. 1789 D. 1876 / to his son / Henry S. Gansevoort U.S.A. / B. 1835 D. 1871 / and his sister / Catherine Gansevoort Lansing / Made at / Soho Works / Birmingham / England by Matthew Boulton / B. 1728 D. 1809.

Marking: [1] Lion passant;
[2] anchor;
[3] h, Birmingham date letter for 1805-06;
[4] M B, maker's mark.
Additional marks: H and ...

Location of marks:
All marks on each base and extinguisher;
[4] on slide
Mrs. Abraham Lansing (until 1901; to MMA)
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