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Candlestick

Maker:
Myer Myers (1723–1795)
Date:
1755–60
Geography:
Made in New York, New York, United States
Culture:
American
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
Overall: 9 15/16 x 5 1/16 in. (25.2 x 12.9 cm); 19 oz. 4 dwt. (596.6 g) Without bobeche: 9 11/16 in. (24.6 cm); 17 oz. 4 dwt. (535.7 g) Bobeche: 1 3/4 x 2 7/8 in. (4.4 x 7.3 cm); 1 oz. 19 dwt. (60.9 g)
Classification:
Silver
Credit Line:
Sansbury-Mills Fund, 1972
Accession Number:
1972.3.2
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 750
Inscription: engraved on underside of foot: THE GIFT of PETER & SARAH V[superscript "N" over ":"] BRUGH TO CATHA[superscript "E"]: LIVINGSTON [pellet]

Marking: marked on nozzle of bobeche and socket: MM (in rectangle)
Made for Catharine Livingston Lawrence (bap. 1733–1807); to the wife of her grand-nephew, Louisa E. F. Patterson; Harry Arons Antiques, Bridgeport, CT; sold to the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1972.
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