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Sanctuary lamp

Maker:
Juan Antonio Dominguez (active 1702–39)
Date:
first half 18th century
Culture:
Spanish, Toledo
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
Height: 55 1/2 in. (141 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Bequest of George Blumenthal, 1941
Accession Number:
41.190.474a, b
Not on view
Marking: [1] Crown and TO monogram, in rectangle (Toledo town mark);
[2] DIEGO / LZNA / SO (mark of Toledan assayer Diego Rodriguez de Lezama);
[3] LZNA;
[4] I.ANTONIO DOMINGEZ, in rectangle (maker's mark for Juan Antonio Dominguez).

Location of marks:
[1], [3] on 9 of the 10 chains of the canopy
[1], [2], [4] on upper rim of lamp-well and on each of 4 scrolled supports of vase section.
George and Florence Blumenthal , New York (until 1941; to MMA)
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