Pair of 18thC Church Candlesticks from Florence

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  • $1,310 US Dollar

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Pair of 18thC Church Candlesticks from Florence

Superb pair of tall carved wooden Candlesticks from an Italian church. Dating from the late 18th century, the pair are wonderfully and intricately hand carved probably by a local artisan woodcarver. In reasonable condition with wear and imperfections from age and usage including some minor repairs to the feet, the candlesticks have carved acanthus and shell motifs and show traces of silver leaf amid different layers of paint and underlay. The ancient candlesticks stand on tripod feet and have their original inset iron spikes. From Florence in Northern Italy. Circa 1780 - 1820. Measuring 31" tall overall.


  • H: 79cm (31in)


18th Century & Earlier

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A pioneer in decorative antiques, Malcolm has been in the business since giving up law studies and given his passion for French and Mediterranean art and traditions, it seems apt that his London shop/warehouse nestles beside the Eurostar Rail Terminus at London's St Pancras Station.

One of the foremost dealers in naive objects, folk art, fairground carvings and the visually decorative, he is driven by his love for objects that fire the imagination. Renowned for unearthing pieces with a rare magical quality, he sources the original, the one-off and the inspiration for regular long time clients and dealers or for newer contacts seeking either something beautiful for their homes or just the making of a good investment.

A visit to Relic Antiques 'Antique Warehouse' is guaranteed to open a door to a star quality stock. Expect the unexpected, from simple craftsman made pieces, or the flippantly amusing like period shop signs and fairground art, to the more sophisticated such as charming paintings and unusual examples of country furniture.

When in London visit the 'Antique Warehouse' which is located at 133-135 Pancras Road, London NW1 1UN and though normally open late afternoons only (3pm-6pm) on weekdays and 1pm-5pm on Saturdays, it is always worth calling ahead to make sure we are open. Also by appointment. Telephone +44 (0)7831 785059.

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