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Superb Pair of Unique Cast Brass Pricket Candlesticks

£120
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Antique cast brass mythical monster pricket candlesticks

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Dimensions:

W-21 D-14 H-34 (cm)

Item Reference:

61562-1411-1Tip! This item's Ref-Code breaks down thus...
Item Ref Code: 61562-1411-1
Item No. 61562 - Dealer No. 1411 - Building No. 1

Description

A pair of quite unique and beautiful pricket candlesticks made of very heavy cast brass. Here we have 2 female figures with serpentine tails and wings. I believe these to be the mythical Melusine creature of Celtic and French folk lore. The 2 brass castings are superb and originally were part of the decoration of a grand piece of furniture, such as a sideboard. They were removed and have been mounted on nice oak bases as support and given pricket tops so they are decorative and very functional. This means that these are the only pair of candlesticks of this design to be found anywhere. They are large, impressive, very heavy and a great conversation piece. Age wise, I believe they are mid 19th Century, possibly earlier.

Specifications

Item Reference
61562-1411-1
Dimensions
Height: 34 cm
Width: 21 cm
Depth: 14 cm
Period
19th Century
Era
Victorian
Material
Brass
Condition
Lovely condition

Delivery

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