23 January 2015
PROPERTY FROM THE GAIL-OXFORD COLLECTION TO BENEFIT THE HUNTINGTON LIBRARY
A GROUP OF CAST BRASS CANDLESTICKS
NORTH EUROPEAN, 16TH/ 17TH CENTURY
comprising three pairs and three single examples
Heights from 9 in. to 15 in.
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This lot will be offered not subject to a reserve.
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