• Art of the Islamic and Indian  auction at Christies

    Sale 7751

    Art of the Islamic and Indian Worlds

    6 October 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 189

    A GILT-COPPER (TOMBAK) CANDLESTICK

    OTTOMAN TURKEY, 17TH CENTURY AND LATER

    Price Realised  

    A GILT-COPPER (TOMBAK) CANDLESTICK
    OTTOMAN TURKEY, 17TH CENTURY AND LATER
    The shaft of the candlestick rising through two cylindrical elements and a number of knops, the cylindrical elements with engraved floral sprays, two of the knops with lobed decoration, the shaft screwed down to a large stepped base tapering towards the top, the base with repeating engraved design of diagonal flowering vine, minor loss of gilding, base probably associated
    17 3/8in. (44.1cm.) high


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