Antique 16thc Brass Capstan Candlestick
Antique 16thc Brass Capstan Candlestick
Antique 16thc Brass Capstan Candlestick

Antique 16thc Brass Capstan Candlestick

c. 1560 to c. 1580 North West Europe

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A superb 16thc Brass Candlestick known as a Capstan or Bell Base from North West Europe, this fine example still shows signs of the lathe "chatter" underneath the large Bell Base, where it has been turned; the short socket with it's vertically cut ejection aperture, terminates onto a large drip pan, the socket has been fixed by "peening" the end over to join the base.

Low Countries. C 1560-80.
Private collection
Dimensions
Height 5.50 inch (13.97 cm)
Diameter 4.75 (12.06 cm)
Medium
Brass
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