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Pair of tapersticks

Maker:
Thomas Folkingham (active 1703–29)
Date:
1718–19
Culture:
British, London
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
H. 4 3/4 in. (12.1 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Gift of Irwin Untermyer, 1968
Accession Number:
68.141.209, .210
Not on view
Inscription: 6-19 (on underside of .209);
6-7 (on underside of .210).

Marking: [1] Britannia;
[2] Lion's head erased;
[3] C, London date letter for 1718-19;
[4] FO, mullet below, mitre(?) above, ent. 1707 (maker's mark for Thomas Folkingham);

Location of marks:
[1]-[4] on underside of bases;
[2] on .210 on candleholder.
Private Collection (sale, Christie's, April 12, 1967(?), no. 120) ; [ S. J. Phillips Ltd. (until 1963; to Irwin Untermyer, June 26, 1963) ] ; Irwin Untermyer (1963–68; to MMA)
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