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Chamber candlestick

Maker:
George Wickes (British, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk 1698–1761 Thurston, Suffolk)
Date:
1743–44
Culture:
British, London
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
Overall (confirmed): 2 5/8 × 7 1/8 in., 12 oz. 19 dwt. (6.7 × 18.1 cm, 402.495g)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Gift of Louise and David Braver, 2006
Accession Number:
2006.470.6
Not on view
Inscription: engraved with the arms of Sneyd impaling Bagot for Ralph Sneyd and Barbara Wagstaffe Bagot, (m. 1749) of Keele Hall, Staffordshire.

Scratched twice on underside HE

N°1

Marking: [1] h (London date letter for 1743–44);
[2] Leopard's head crowned (London assay office mark);
[3] Lion passant (English quality mark for sterling);
[4] GW a crown above (maker's mark for George Wickes).

Location marks:
[1]–[4] on underside
Louise and David Braver (until 2006; to MMA)
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