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Four candlesticks

Maker:
John Carter II (active 1768–1777)
Date:
possibly 1774–75
Culture:
British, London
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
each: 12 1/2 × 5 1/2 in. (31.8 × 14 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Gift of Suzanne de Peyster and Valerie de Peyster, 1997
Accession Number:
1997.489.1–.4
Not on view
Inscription: Engraved within oval medallion on base of one candlestick: [monogram] MDP

Marking: [1] I C (maker's mark for John Carter;
[2] Lion passant (English quality mark for sterling);
[3] Leopard's head crowned (London assay office mark);
[4] Illegible (possibly a T double-stamped).
Suzanne de Peyster ; and Valerie de Peyster (until 1997; to MMA)
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