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Pair of candlesticks

Maker:
Gilles-Claude Gouel (master 1727, died 1769)
Date:
1729–30
Culture:
French, Paris
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
Each, H. 9-1/2 in. (24.1 cm.)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Bequest of Ella Morris de Peyster, 1958
Accession Number:
58.60.5,6
Not on view
Marking: [1] Crowned fleur-de-lis, 2 grains de remède, G C G, a bunch of grapes (maker's mark)
[2] A crowned on its side (Paris charge mark, 1726-32)
[3] Crowned N (Paris warden's mark, 1729-30)
[4] Crowned martlet (Paris discharge mark for medium-size work, 1726-32)

Location of marks:
[1]-[3] inside nozzle, inside of foot and of foot rim of each
[4] outside of each foot rim
Ella Morris de Peyster (until 1958; bequeathed to MMA)
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