Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Pair of candlesticks

Maker:
John Gould (entered 1739)
Date:
1739–40
Culture:
British, London
Medium:
Silver gilt
Dimensions:
Each H. 6 11/16 in. (17 cm); Diam. 4 1/4 in. (10.8 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Bequest of W. Gedney Beatty, 1941
Accession Number:
41.160.43, .44
Not on view
Inscription: (on .43): 15=11; (on .44): 16=2

Marking: [1] Leopard's head crowned;
[2] d, London date letter for 1739-40;
[3] Lion passant;
[4] I G, star above, in reserve (John Gould, entered 1739?)

Location of marks:
All outside on bottom;
[3] on bobêche
William Gedney Beatty (until 1941; bequeathed to MMA)
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