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Pair of Brass Candlesticks with Hexagonal Bases

Auction:
2198
Lot:
84
Sold for:
$3,055$2,600

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Auction:
Sale #2198 - 2198
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
June 08, 2003 11:00AM

Description:

Pair of Brass Candlesticks with Hexagonal Bases, Holland or Continental, third quarter 17th century, with cylindrical candlecups over baluster-form shafts, hexagonal medial plates ornamented with six cherub busts in high relief, stepped hexagonal bases with engraved fishscale and dot border, (minor dents, pitting), ht. 11 1/2 in.
Estimate $800-1,200

Keywords

The Netherlands, Baluster, Brillouin zone, Crystallography, Hexagonal crystal system