Dimensions:H: 7.8" (19.8 cm)Di: 6.2" (15.7 cm)
Antique 17th century, Charles 11, brass trumpet-based candlestick. The ribbed and corded stem with mid drip pan over trumpet base. To the underside are scratch marks which are thought to record the weight of brass. This example cast in two parts connected by a screw thread (note white metal collar beneath the flanged candle holder).
English, circa 1660 - 1680
For similar examples see: Robin Butler Study Domestic Brass page 109; Chris Bangs, The Lear Collection; Gentle & Field, The English Domestic Brass.; Christie’s, The English Candlestick & Christie’s Sale, The Longridge Collection, 3 November 2011, Lot 253; Bonhams, Oak Interior, Danny Robinson, Lot 226.
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