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Pair of candlesticks

Maker:
Thomas Merry I (active 1701–ca. 1724)
Date:
1706/7
Culture:
British, London
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
Overall (.97 confirmed): 6 13/16 x 4 3/8 in., 12 oz. 5 dwt. (17.3 x 11.1 cm, 0.3815kg) Overall (.98 confirmed): 6 13/16 x 4 3/8 in., 12 oz. 10 dwt. (17.3 x 11.1 cm, 0.3895kg)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Bequest of Mary Strong Shattuck, 1935
Accession Number:
35.80.97, .98
Not on view
Signature: bs.4

Inscription: On base, I W A
.98 scratched 4 on nozzle
.97 scratched 3 on nozzle

Marking: [1] Britannia;
[2] L, London date letter for 1706-1707;
[3] Lion's head erased;
[4] Me, in reserve (maker's mark, for Thomas Merry) (Grimwade 2017)

Location of marks:
[1]-[4]l on base.
[3] also on socket.
Mary Strong Shattuck (until 1935; bequeathed to MMA)
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