Candlestick, with nozzle, one of a pairOn display
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The appearance of the younger Kandler's mark on this set of four candlesticks, identical to an earlier set by Paul de Lamerie (see WA1922.214.171.124 and 2), is probably due to de Lamerie's death in August 1751. A possibility is that Kandler bought them in from the latter's unsold stock and had them assayed under his own mark.
Information derived from T. Schroder, British and Continental Gold and Silver in the Ashmolean (2009)
Candlestick, with nozzle, one of a pair
Artist/makerCharles Frederick Kandler (active 1727 - after 1735) (goldsmith)
Date1752 - 1753
Material and technique
Dimensions31.1 cm min - 31.8 cm max (height)
No. of items
Presented by Mrs J.C. Conway, 1959.
Museum locationSecond floor | Gallery 55 | Silver
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Schroder, Timothy, British and Continental Gold and Silver in the Ashmolean Museum (Oxford, Ashmolean Museum, 2009), 186