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Three Pairs of Early Brass Candlesticks

Auction:
2710B
Lot:
5
Sold for:
$1,353$1,100

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2710B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
March 02, 2014 10:00AM

Description:

Three Pairs of Early Brass Candlesticks, a near pair of capstan base candlesticks, probably Flemish, 16th century, with two pierced wax ejection holes on the elongated candlecups, (repair on base edge of one, dents), ht. 5; a pair of c. 1720 French faceted octagonal base candlesticks with high domed base with baroque edge, (small base loss), ht. 9 1/4; and a pair of c. 1715 English faceted octagonal base candlesticks, ht. 7 1/8 in.
Estimate $400-600

Capstan sticks: Repair on base edge of one, dents; the repair is about 7/8 x 1/8 in., the same stick has two tiny tight splits on the base edge also, both sticks have some minor dents on the drip pan and base.
French faceted octagonal base candlesticks with high domed base with baroque edge: one with a loss about 1/3 x 1/4 in. and a small split on base edge;
English faceted octagonal base candlesticks: one with worn holes on the swollen portion of the shaft.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

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