A fine and scarce Early 18th Century Antique English Georgian Bronze Candlestick, the knopped octagonal column rising from a stepped foot of complementary design, the socket pierced such that the spent candle stub could be pricked out. This early feature predates the introduction of the internal push-rod ejector which first made an appearance circa 1720, although clearly the use of both methods of removal continued for many years. This attractive example offered here with a warm soft colour and patina. For similar examples, see Chapter 11 of Ronald F. Michaelis : “Old Domestic Base Metal Candlesticks”.
Height ~ 21.60 cm. / 8.50 inches ~ Width ~ 11.40 cm. / 4.50 inches ~ Depth ~ 11.40 cm. / 4.50 inches ~ Year ~ Circa 1730.
- Category: Other Metalwork
- SKU: AEGBC13-XX
- Stock: In stock
- Weight/Size: Very Small
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