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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1949.114.7.1-2
People
? Edward Vincent, British, English
Title
Pair of Candlesticks
Classification
Lighting Devices
Work Type
lighting device
Date
1705-1706
Places
Creation Place: Europe, United Kingdom, England, London
Period
Queen Anne (1702-1714)
Culture
British
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/54033
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Silver
Dimensions
1949.114.7.1: 18 × 11.7 × 11.7 cm (7 1/16 × 4 5/8 × 4 5/8 in.)
1949.114.7.2: 18.1 × 11.7 × 11.7 cm (7 1/8 × 4 5/8 × 4 5/8 in.)
1020 g
Inscriptions and Marks
  • hallmark: on bases, struck: Britannia, lion's head erased, date letter
  • hallmark: sockets, struck: lion's head erased
  • maker's mark: bases, struck: VI [fleur-de-lys below and mullet and crown above] [probably for Edward Vincent; Grimwade, no. 3852]
  • inscription: bases, engraved: E / I I
  • coat of arms: wells, engraved: crest of a lion's head [probably 19th century]
Provenance
Eben F. Comyns, London?. Dr. and Mrs. Trechman, London, sold [Trechman sale, Christie's, 1933, lot no. 68]; to Archibald Alexander Hutchinson, New York, bequest; to the Fogg Art Museum, 1949.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Bequest of Archibald A. Hutchinson, Esq.
Accession Year
1949
Object Number
1949.114.7.1-2
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Cast, on stepped square bases with canted corners and central circular well, rising to knopped baluster octagonal stems and waisted sockets, the wells engraved, probably in the nineteenth century, with a crest of a lion’s head.
Publication History

Christopher Hartop, British and Irish Silver in the Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University Art Museums/Yale University Press (Cambridge, Mass. and New Haven, 2007), p. 94, cat. no. 58, repr. p. 94, details repr. p. 94.

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