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Chamber candlestick (one of a pair)

Maker:
Pehr Zethelius (working 1766–1810)
Date:
1774
Culture:
Swedish, Stockholm
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
Overall: 2 × 5 1/2 in. (5.1 × 14 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1923
Accession Number:
23.67.13
Not on view
Inscription: On base, in script: A M Z

Marking: [1] King's head, in reserve (Stockholm town mark);
[2] Q, impressed (date letter for 1774);
[3] P.Z. in rectangle (maker's mark for Pehr Zethelius, b. 1740, working 1766–1810);
[4] three crowns in reserve (Swedish control mark)
Señor Soto Major, Portuguese Ambassador to Sweden ; Carl Robert Lamm , Näsby Castle, Sweden (until 1923; his sale, American Art Galleries, New York, February 21–24, 1923, no. 647, as a pair; sold to MMA)
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