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Candlestick (one of a pair)

Maker:
Possibly by Johann Martin Satzger I (ca. 1707–1785, master 1737)
Date:
1753–55
Culture:
German, Augsburg
Medium:
Silver gilt
Dimensions:
Height: 8 1/4 in. (21 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
The Lesley and Emma Sheafer Collection, Bequest of Emma A. Sheafer, 1973
Accession Number:
1974.356.768
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 533
The crowned cipher "W" belonged to Duke Wilhelm in Bavaria (1752–1837).
Inscription: Engraved: a crowned cipher "W" for Duke Wilhelm in Bavaria (1752–1837)
Lesley and Emma Sheafer , New York (until 1974; bequeathed to MMA)
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