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    Sale 5746

    The Roger Warner Collection - Part I

    20 - 21 January 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 289

    TWO DUTCH BRASS 'HEEMSKERK' CANDLESTICKS

    16TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    TWO DUTCH BRASS 'HEEMSKERK' CANDLESTICKS
    16TH CENTURY
    Each with dished wide drip-pan
    The taller - 8 in. (20 cm.) high (2)


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    Similar examples are illustrated in Christopher Bangs, The Lear Collection: A Study of Copper-Alloy Socket Candlesticks A.D. 200-1700, London, 1995, nos. 56. and 57. A comparable candlestick is also depicted in an anonymous painting titled Momento Mori, 1560, in the Dulwich Picture Gallery (see Eloy Koldeweij, The English Candlestick: 500 years in the development of base-metal candlesticks 1425-1925, London, 2001, p. 38).

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