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411373
  • Title
    [Sir Henry Parkes - pair of candlesticks made by Parkes, ca. 1831]
  • Creator
  • Call number
    SAFE/DR 3
  • Level of description
    fonds
  • Date

    ca. 1831
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    411373
  • Physical Description
    Objects - Height 16.9 cm. ; base diameter 8 cm. - 2 candlesticks carved from Boxwood with ivory tops
  • Source
    Sir William Dixson bequest, 1952
  • Access Conditions

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  • General note

    Listed as `Lot 92 Pair of candlesticks, boxwood and ivory, made by Henry Parkes when an apprentice boy, about the year 1831' in `Catalogue of the library and furniture of The Hon. Sir Henry Parkes, G.C.M.G. removed from his residence, "Kenilworth" ... James Lawson & Sons ... by auction ... 18-20th March 1896 ...' (ML ref. 017.2/1A1 p.52)
    Digital order no:Album ID : 823476
  • Signatures / Inscriptions

    `These candlesticks were made by me when an apprentice boy - Henry Parkes' -- in ink on the underside of each candlestick base
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