6 November 2007,
Price Realised EUR 4,000
A brass nozzle candlestick
NETHERLANDISH, SECOND HALF 15TH CENTURY
The peirced nozzle on turned shaft with four knops, on raised circular base with raised rim
22 cm. high
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For comparable candlesticks with four knops see O. ter Kuile, Koper en Brons, Amsterdam, 1986, p. 101, cat. no. 137;
And W. Dexel, Das Hausgerät Mitteleuropas, Berlin, 1973, p. 213, plate 300.
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