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American Decorative Arts
Maker: Paul de Lamerie, British, 1688–1751

Pair of candlesticks

1732

Silver

6 1/2 in. (16.5 cm)
Bequest of Elizabeth N. Thatcher
1996.50.2.1-.2
Geography: 
Made in London, England
Culture: 
British
Period: 
18th century
Classification: 
Lighting Devices
Provenance: 

Part of the collection of James B. Neale, whose English silver came to Yale in 1948. Neale gave (or bequeathed) these pieces to his niece Elizabeth N. Thatcher with the undersatnding that eventually they would join the rest of the collection at Yale.

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions, January 1996–December 1997,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (1997–98): 134.

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