12 December 2000
A COPPER ALLOY DOUBLE-SOCKET CANDLESTICK
NORTH WEST EUROPEAN, 15TH CENTURY
With central pricket and detachable double-socket arm; the shaft with two knops, above a circular, two-stage spreading base inscibed on the side 'S N S'.
Repair to edge of base; minor scratches.
131/8 in. (33.3 cm.) high
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A very similar candlestick was sold in these Rooms on 15th December 1998, 'The Lear Collection of Socket Candlesticks', lot 11 (£9,000).
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