Description One of the most influential silversmiths of the mid 18th century, François Thomas Germain (1726-1783) is thought to have introduced this popular model of candlestick in Paris in 1757-1758. Germain also sponsored Lenhendrick's membership as a master goldsmith in the corporation (goldsmith's guild) in 1747.
Provenance William T. / Henry Walters Collection, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by William T. or Henry Walters
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