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Set of four candlesticks

Maker:
Thomas Heming (active 1745–73)
Date:
1771–73
Culture:
British, London
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
Height (each): 13 1/4 in. (33.7 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Fletcher Fund, 1945
Accession Number:
45.60.52a, b–.55a, b
Not on view
Marking: [1] Leopard's head crowned (London assay office mark);
[2] R (London date letter for 1772–73);
[3] Lion passant (English quality mark for sterling);
[4] TH, script, pellet between, crown above, in reserve (maker's mark for Thomas Heming, entered 1745);

Location of marks:
All on base.
[3], [4] on nozzle of each
[3], [4] on bobêche of each
Jules S. Bache , New York (until 1945; to MMA)
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