Late 18th Century Primitive Antique “Rat Tail” Candleholder


Late 18th Century Primitive Antique “Rat Tail” Candleholder


A late 18th Century antique “rat tail” candleholder.

Constructed from a steel sheet which has been wound to form a coil with a carrying hook (also known as a “rat tail”), over a turned wooden base.

Attributed to France or its surrounding Countries.

Condition – Good as per the images. The rise-and-fall winder is no longer in situ. The wooden base has traces of old worm however this is inactive and has been treated also as a precautionary measure. A further detailed condition report is available upon request.

Size: Height 23 cm (Height 9″)

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