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    Sale 5746

    The Roger Warner Collection - Part I

    20 - 21 January 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 443

    A FLEMISH RIBBED BRASS CAPSTAN-BASED CANDLESTICK

    LATE 15TH OR EARLY 16TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A FLEMISH RIBBED BRASS CAPSTAN-BASED CANDLESTICK
    LATE 15TH OR EARLY 16TH CENTURY
    With rectangular apertures in nozzle, restored
    6 in. (15 cm.) high
    Together with an English Commonwealth leaded bronze mortar, dated 1653, with initials raised on tablets in triad form 'B.R.G.' dated 1653 - 5½ in. (14 cm.) diameter (2)


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    Candlesticks with this particular style of dished capstan base usually have disc knopped cylindrical stems as opposed to ribbed stems, but one example illustrated in Christopher Bangs, The Lear Collection, Cat No. 27, does have ribbed elements in the stem.

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