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Lot 1117

ASSORTED ENGLISH BRASS PETAL-TYPE BASE CANDLESTICKS, LOT OF FIVE

Estimate: $150 - $250
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ASSORTED ENGLISH BRASS PETAL-TYPE BASE CANDLESTICKS, LOT OF FIVE, each with a scalloped-edge integral bobeche to stem, comprising two pairs, including one with corner lobe and side cut foot, upper stem with a lightly fluted square-form knop, underside of each foot with "IH" or "HI"; remaining pair with a well defined six-petal base and stem with double knops, underside with curled wing-nut construction; and remaining example with a scalloped foot and double knop stem. 1745-1755. 7 1/2" to 10" H.
Literature: Parallels Gentle and Feild - Domestic Metalwork 1640-1820, p. 142, fig. 72 and p. 147, figs. 84 and 85.

Condition

Very good overall condition with expected wear, very minimal denting, one of signed pair with repairs to the bobeche, petal base examples with some losses/separations to bobeche edges.

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Deaccessioned by the Valentine Museum, Richmond, VA to benefit collections care, preservation, and future acquisitions.