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Pair of candlesticks

ca. 1770–75
Gilt bronze
Overall (confirmed): 10 1/2 x 5 5/8 in. (26.7 x 14.3 cm)
Metalwork-Gilt Bronze
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Charles Wrightsman, 2008
Accession Number:
2008.543.8, .9
Not on view
Marking: [1] TH flanked at the right with the fleur-de-lis (19th-century inventory mark of the château des Tuileries);
[2] flanked at the left with a second T placed horizontally

Location of marks:
On edge of base of each
Richard Peñard y Fernandez (until 1960; his sale, Palais Galliera, December 7, 1960, lot 71 ); Mrs. Charles Wrightsman , New York (until 2008; to MMA)
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