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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2018.299
People
George Wickes, British (Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk 1698 - 1791 Thurston, Suffolk)
Title
Pair of Candlesticks
Classification
Lighting Devices
Work Type
lighting device
Date
1746
Culture
British
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/362623
Location
Level 2, Room 2340, European and American Art, 17th–19th century, The Silver Cabinet: Art and Ritual, 1600–1850
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Physical Descriptions
Medium
Silver
Dimensions
each: 29.8 × 18.5 cm (11 3/4 × 7 5/16 in.)
Provenance
James FitzGerald, 20th Earl of Kildare, later 1st Duke of Leinster; by descent; to Edward, 7th Duke of Leinster, probably transferred; to Sir Henry Mallaby-Deeley, 1918 or 1922 (1863-1937). [1] [Christie's, London, July 10, 2014, lot 14, bought in]. [S. J. Shrubsole, New York], sold; to Harvard Art Museums, 2018

Notes
[1] Henry Mallaby-Deeley took over the debts and ownership of Edward, 7th Duke of Leinster through an agreement which annulled his bankruptcy. See "Aspects of Irish Aristocratic Life," Chapter 18 for a detailed explanation of the transfer.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Paul Clarke Stauffer Fund
Accession Year
2018
Object Number
2018.299
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Exhibition History

32Q: 2340 Cabinet Gallery, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 11/25/2019 - 12/31/2024

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