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Candlestick

Candlestick

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    1900-30 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    cast pewter

  • Credit Line:

    Alfred Yeates Bequest

  • Museum number:

    M.84-1945

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Pewter candlestick with cylindrical stem with two lengths of engraved rings at top and bottom, with a low circluar stepped drip pan and a stepped circular base.

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

1900-30 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

cast pewter

Marks and inscriptions

CR74
Fake maker's touch

Object history note

This candl;estick was acquired in 1945 as part of the Alfred Yeates Bequest. A note in the Museum register describes it as a 'modern reproduction'.

Descriptive line

Pewter

Production Note

In the style of the 17th century but probably an early 20th-century fake

Materials

Pewter

Techniques

Casting

Categories

Metalwork; Fakes & forgeries; Lighting; Household objects

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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