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Chamber candlestick

Maker:
Probably by Augustin Courtauld (British, 1685–1751) (probably)
Date:
1710–11
Culture:
British, London
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
2 1/4 x 6 3/4 in. (5.7 x 17.1 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Bequest of Mary Strong Shattuck, 1935
Accession Number:
35.80.99
Not on view
Inscription: 10" = 5 = '
also several dealer's numbers finely scratched all over underside:
n° 1343; oz 9 - 12; £ 2 + + ; E 449; Ms /s /-

Marking: [1] Britannia;
[2] Gothic P (London date letter for 1710-11);
[3] lion's head erased;
[4] CO, in reserve (partial strike) (maker's mark, Augustin Courtauld; the upper part of the mark is absent, but the outline is similar to Courthauld's.)

Location of marks:
All on underside of tray.
Mary Strong Shattuck (until 1935; bequeathed to MMA)
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