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Sconce (one of a pair)

Maker:
Joseph Ward (active 1689–1734)
Date:
1700–1701
Culture:
British, London
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
H. 12 in. (30.5 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Gift of Irwin Untermyer, 1968
Accession Number:
68.141.52
Not on view
Marking: [1] Britannia;
[2] Leopard's head erased;
[3] e, London date letter for 1700–1701;
[4] WA, an anchor between, (maker's mark for Joseph Ward)

Location of marks:
[1] & [4] on front, below and to left of basket;
[2] & [3] on front below and to the right of basket, on both sconces.
The Earl[s] of Carnarvon ; Colonel Herbert Hall Mulliner ; [ Colonel H.H. Mulliner sale, Christie, Manson and Woods , London, July 9, 1924, no. 15 ] ; F. H. Woodroffe ; [ Frank Partridge ; to Irwin Untermyer, October 17, 1944 ] ; Irwin Untermyer (1944–68; to MMA)
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