October 03, 2020 09:00 AM EDT Asheville, North Carolina


Pair of British Brass Candlesticks

late 17th/18th century, boldly molded sockets over baluster turned shafts with exaggerated knops, circular domed bases, 7-3/4 x 5 in.

Note: A pair of similar examples can be seen in The Lear Collection: A Study of Copper-Alloy Socket Candlesticks, A.D. 200-1700 by Christopher Bangs, 1995, pages 158 and 352, No. 143.

Also see The English Candlestick, 142å5-1925 by Eloy Koldeweij, Christie's, 2001, page 87, Cat. 53.

Provenance:Property from the Collection of Dudley and Constance Godfrey


one with solder repairs to socket rim and knop; one with casting flaws to socket; visible seams (as made), light wax residue and verdigris, some scratches, dents, other flaws (as made)

Estimate: $600 - $900
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