Metalware - Brass/Bronze


Tripod Pot 

English or European, 1450-1550

Fascinating and fabulous. We have found no record of this precise form, but the legs, feet and the loop braces between legs and the bowl are typical of English and European work of this period. Square sleeve to take wooden handle. The two rear feet have worn more than the one under the handle, which would not have been as deep into the fire. Nice ring decoration to the rim. The helmet-shaped bowl cast in one piece. Great old surface. Ex Frank Cowan collection, now you can add it to yours.


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Small Early Candlestick 

N. European, 1425-1475

A real charmer! Octagonal cup cast in one piece with a square stem. Enjoy that geometric relationship between the cup and the stem. Three hoof-like(?) feet, no movement between stem and base. Wonderful color and texture with edges softened by time and use. We're enjoying it at home until it sells!


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German, 17th c.

Heavy, smallish, very well used, lots of wear -- a mortar with character. Cast with flanges flanking a figural head -- under a crown?? Good old color.


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Pair of Two-Light Wall Sconces 

Dutch, 18th c

Beautiful dark, uncleaned surface; beautiful dark, uncleaned semi-nude putti. Other rococo motifs, all repousee. Heart-shaped shield for owner's initials (yours??) S-shaped arms twisted in the middle.Slightly domed reflector panel, ejector holes under nozzles. Not too many like it, especially with this impressive size.


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Pair of Tall Candlesticks 

Dutch or Spanish, c.1650

Triangular bases with lions' feet (think pyramids, sphinx!) Well turned stems with balusters, rings and bulbs. Baluster nozzles -- nice to find tall 'sticks with nozzles, not prickets.


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