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Candlesticks [4] (Ireland), 1729

This is a Candlesticks [4]. It was made by William Williamson and John Hamilton. It is dated 1729 and we acquired it in 1981. Its medium is silver. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Mrs. William M. Cahn, Jr. and William M. Cahn, Jr.. It is credited Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William M. Cahn, Jr. in memory of Rosalie S. and William M. Cahn.

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 15.4 x 10 x 10 cm (6 1/16 x 3 15/16 x 3 15/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Mark of William Williamson and John Hamilton, Dublin harp, Hibernia, and date letter, sockets with Hamilton's mark only

It is inscribed

Crest on upper surface of base

Cite this object as

Candlesticks [4] (Ireland), 1729; Made by William Williamson ; silver; H x W x D: 15.4 x 10 x 10 cm (6 1/16 x 3 15/16 x 3 15/16 in.); Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William M. Cahn, Jr. in memory of Rosalie S. and William M. Cahn; 1981-49-11-a/d

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