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Pricket Stick 

South German, 16th c.

An impressive stick. Crisp turnings on stem, turnings on base and cup echo each other. Iron spike and bed riveted to brass cup with copper rivets. The iron brings a visual interest that is lacking in the more usual all-brass sticks.

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Large Flagon 

Germanic, 1700-50

An impressive flago in a lovely dark patina. It holds 8 bottles of wine (we checked), so it was probably for ale: if that overawes you, use it for a flower arrangement. Nice gadrooning around the base, nice petals underneath, but what really stands out is the quality of the engraving. The deer are truly lifelike -- look at their postures and at the texture of their fur. Even the tree trunks have a woody surface. Wine, ale or flowers -- fill it as you like, or leave it empty: it's a lovely thing!

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Rush Light Stand 

English, 17th c.

A remarkable find, straight out of a private house in Gloucestershire. Dramatic form, lovingly made by the local blacksmith. Age-pitted surface, attractive rim to the top and twists on stem. And just look at the swooping curves of the feet. Have you ever seen another example? We haven't.

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Figure of an Angel 

French, 17th/18th c.

What a beauty! An angel with a serene angelic expression (what else) and a great hair-do. The dust of ages on all horizontal surfaces. The gown was carved by an artist -- look how the folds sweep right at the waist and foot. At 31 inches, he's larger than many -- just the size to draw your attention in the room. Stands nice and firmly (but don't let the cat get to it) and has also been fitted to hang on a wall.

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Pair of Backstools 

English, c.1680

A pair of backstools in great color, better than usual crest rails, and dished seats to hold squab cushions

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