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Set of four candlesticks

Maker:
George Wickes (British, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk 1698–1761 Thurston, Suffolk)
Date:
1741–42
Culture:
British, London
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
Height (each): 8 7/8 in. (22.5 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Gift of Irwin Untermyer, 1970
Accession Number:
1970.131.29–.32
Not on view
Inscription: Inscribed: (.29) No. 1 = 24-12; (.30) No. 2 = 23-8; (.31) No. 3 = 23-17; (.32) No. 4 = 24-1 (partly defaced)

Marking: [1] Leopard's head crowned (London assay office mark);
[2] Lion passant (English quality mark for sterling);
[3] f in shaped shield (London date letter for 1741–42);
[4] GW 3 feathers above (maker's mark for George Wickes).

Location of marks:
On vertical face of underside of foot on all four pieces.
[ S. J. Phillips Ltd. ; to Irwin Untermyer, April 18, 1969 ] ; Irwin Untermyer (1969–70; to MMA)
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