Metalware - Brass/Bronze

 

Mortar 

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.

$335

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zyah951

 

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.

$1,885

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zyag7811

 

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.

$995

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zyae526

 

Hanging Hook 

English, 1680-1720

Here's a challenge for you: what was it used for? The wear on the hanging hole shows lots of use, the style is around the turn of the century, and the figure on the hook (Dolphin? Rooster? Puff the Magic Dragon?) is lively and attractive. You'll find somewhere to hang it.

$335

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zj151

 

Candlestick 

Scandinavian, c. 1650

High, multi-stepped domed base that gives the stick an impressive appearance. A good bonus is the maker's touchmark of HB flanking a horseshoe. It has signs of age and use which are reflected in the price.

$795

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zj105

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