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Candlestick (England), 1758–59

This is a candlestick. It is dated 1758–59 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 William M. Cahn, Jr. and Mrs. 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

Overall: 31.6 x 33 x 11 cm (12 7/16 x 13 x 4 5/16 in.)

It has the following markings

"Grimwade 3077"

It is inscribed

Unidentifiable crest

Cite this object as

Candlestick (England), 1758–59; silver; Overall: 31.6 x 33 x 11 cm (12 7/16 x 13 x 4 5/16 in.); Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William M. Cahn, Jr. in memory of Rosalie S. and William M. Cahn; 1981-49-2-a/d

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