Metalware - Brass/Bronze

 

Small Capstan Candleholder 

Dutch, c.1650

Nice to find a small one! Iconic mid-16th-century form, with square extraction holes, and plain rings on pan and base. Very well shaped nozzle.

$825

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zyah994

 

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

 

Adam & Eve Alms Dish 

Nuremberg, 1490-1510

A very early depiction of the Fall of Man. The last image is from Tidemann's book. Near pair with zyad522

$675

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zyad622

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