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Four candlesticks

Maker:
R. Gainsforth
Date:
1824–25
Culture:
British, Sheffield
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
Height (each): 12 1/4 in. (31.1 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Amelia B. Lazarus, in the name of Miss Emilie Lazarus, 1895
Accession Number:
95.1.9a, b–.12a, b
Not on view
Marking: [1] lion passant (English quality mark for sterling);
[2] crown (Sheffield town mark);
[3] King's head to right (duty mark);
[4] date letter for 1824–25;
[5] R.G. (maker's mark for R. Gainsford).

Location of marks:
On side of base of each candlestick
Amelia Lazarus (until 1895; to MMA)
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