London, South Kensington
23 February 2000
A Low Countries 'Heemskirk' type brass candlestick, late 16th century
the baluster knopped stem with central dished drip pan, on a circular stepped foot -- 7½in. (19cm) high
Contact Client Service
New York +1 212 636 2000
London +44 (0)20 7839 9060
Asia +852 2760 1766
COMPARATIVE LITERATURE: Christopher Bangs, The Lear Collection, King's Hill Publications, London 1995. For a comparable example see page 95, no.57, plate 57.
Looking back on a week of auctions featuring masterworks representing some of the greatest collections assembled in the United States
Explore key British artists from the 19th century to the present day, to be offered across four sales of Modern British Art and British Impressionism this November at Christie’s London.