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Harache, Pierre (1630 - 1700), goldsmith

Stephen T. Clarke

in Grove Art Online

Volume Grove Art Online, issue Published in print August 1996 |
Published online January 1998 | e-ISBN: 9781884446054

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English goldsmith of French birth. On 21 July 1682 he became the first Huguenot goldsmith to be admitted to the Goldsmiths’ Company in London. The change in taste from the Dutch to the French fashions during the 1680s and 1690s is illustrated by a set of four candlesticks (formerly at Althorp House, Northants) made by Harache in 1683. These are some of the first English candlesticks with faceted, cast baluster stems and are the earliest

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