Mid 18th Century Antique Wrought Iron Candlestick or Candleholder


Mid 18th Century Antique Wrought Iron Candlestick or Candleholder




A mid 18th Century antique wrought iron candleholder with the provision for one candle.

With a knopped stem, scrolled iron work with single candleholder, drip pan and supported on three shaped feet.

Attributed to France or its surrounding Countries.

The ring with a long spring / nip which moves sideways to accommodate varying widths of candles.  Rope-like material, soaked in tallow or oil, would also fit through the ring as a candle substitute.

It is thought that the drip pan / lipped tray at the base used to hold water to extinguish any sparks.

Condition – Good as per the images.

Size: Height 45 cm (17 3/4″”)

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