CONTINENTAL BRASS CANDLESTICKS, c1690-1730
Spain, The Low Countries, and France
SPANISH BRASS CANDLESTICK, c1690-1710
The square paw-footed base (indicative of Spanish design) surmounted by a wide acorn- shape knopped shaft and elongated nozzle.
Ref : An almost identical candlestick is pictured in The Brass Book, Schiffer, p. 168, Fig. C, with the comment,
"The feet are the most sophisticated and detailed of any of the footed candlesticks shown".
8": High / Base 5" Square
RARE SPANISH BELL METAL CANDLESTICK, c1690
The dished base with a high-raised band within an octagonal foot, surmounted by a bobbin-knopped shaft and elongated nozzle;
distinct reddish tinge to the metal; hand made threads; very rare
Ref : The Brass Book, Schiffer, p. 189, Fig. A shows a candlestick with same foot and spiral shaft. In Figure C, he notes :
"The high-raised band on the base relates this to seventeen century Spanish candlesticks."
5.75" High / Base 5" Diameter
LOW COUNTRIES or FLEMISH BRASS CANDLESTICK, c1690
The hexagonal dished base (indicative of Low Countries) surmounted by 2 squared and one round bladed knops
and an elongated spool-form nozzle
5.25" High / The Base 4"
LOW COUNTRIES or FLEMISH BRASS CANDLESTICK, c1690-1700
The square dished base surrounded by canted corners surmounted by bladed knops to the shaft and an elongated nozzle with ejection hole;
very slight reddish tinge to the brass
Ref : See Domestic Metalwork, 1640-1820, Gentle & Field, p. 130, Figure 30, for two similar sticks with acorn knops.
LOUIS XV BRASS CANDLESTICK, c1720-40
Formerly with Silvering
The high octagonal faceted domed base (indicative of 18th century France), surmounted by a tapering stem having double-cushioned
faceted knops and an octagonal faceted slightly convex nozzle
8.5" High / Base 4.5" Diameter
Also See :
England, c1740, 7-7/8" High
England, c1740, 4.5" High
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