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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1949.114.8.1-2
People
Patrick Murray, Scottish
Title
Pair of Candlesticks
Classification
Lighting Devices
Work Type
lighting device
Date
1702-1703
Places
Creation Place: Europe, United Kingdom, Scotland, Edinburgh
Period
Queen Anne (1702-1714)
Culture
British, Scottish
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/54034
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Silver
Dimensions
1949.114.8.1: 18.7 × 11.7 × 11.7 cm (7 3/8 × 4 5/8 × 4 5/8 in.)
1949.114.8.2: 18.7 × 11.7 × 11.7 cm (7 3/8 × 4 5/8 × 4 5/8 in.)
1232 g
Inscriptions and Marks
  • hallmark: under bases, struck: castle, assay master's mark [James Penman], date letter
  • maker's mark: under bases, struck: PM [in monogram] [Patrick Murray; Jackson, p. 545, line 1]
  • inscription: under bases, engraved: 5
  • inscription: under base, engraved: 21 o 3 d [scratch weight]
  • inscription: under base, engraved: 20 = 5 [scratch weight]
  • inscription: under bases, engraved: pr. 40 = 5
Provenance
Christie's (New York), London, Sold at auction, 1927;Archibald Alexander Hutchinson, New York; bequest to 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
1949.114.8.1-2
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Cast, on stepped square bases with canted corners, the central circular wells rising to octagonal knopped baluster stems and campana-shaped sockets.
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), pp. 91-92, cat. no. 54, repr. p. 91, details repr. p. 91.

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