Capstan Candlestick

English,

Brass. A rare English capstan (most are Spanish or Dutch) with short, cast stem and spun brass base of typically English thin metal, hence the loss. Large ejector holes. (See Michaelis, Fig 62) Loss to foot rim, minor blemishes, otherwise good condition, no restoration.

4-3/4" h., 4-1/2" diam.
 
SOLD
xc152

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