6 March 2003
AN ITALIAN BRONZE THREE-LIGHT CANDELABRUM
Early 19th Century
The turned shaft surmounted by a triangular Roman lamp with flame-cast nozzles, on a claw foot and canted triangular plinth
47¾ in. (121.5 cm.) high
Possibly Francis Hare-Naylor (d. 1815), who lived in Italy for ten years in the later 18th century and by descent with the Hare-Naylor family, Hurstmonceaux Castle, Kent.
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The Roman lamp stands on a palm-wrapped pillar and Renaissance-style eagle claw on an altar-tripod plinth.
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