• Brass & Metals
Lot 1109

ENGLISH BATTERSEA / BILSTON ENAMEL PUSH-UP CANDLESTICK

Estimate: $50 - $100
Sold for
$112.50
Sold Price includes BP

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ENGLISH BATTERSEA / BILSTON ENAMEL PUSH-UP CANDLESTICK, baluster form with a scalloped base and light swirling pattern to top of foot, white ground with overall scattered polychrome hand-painted floral sprig decorations, brass ribbing to edge of foot, and brass beaded to medial, underside fitted with metal push-up button mechanism, lacking bobeches. Second half 18th century. 10 5/8" H, 5 3/8" D foot.

Condition

Good overall condition with expected wear, scattered crazing and some losses to enamel on candle socket and lower knop.

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