Pair of medieval tripod pricket candlesticks for altar decorated with mouldings profile. Gothic flemish luminary with circular stepped base on which rises the slender ringed stalk, topped by a wide basin forming socket with central brooch. Turned shaft. Round, convex and moulded stand supported by three crouching lions. Late 15th century gothic bronzes. Diameter of the socket: 11,5 cm.
Really good condition
French books: "Cheminées, lampes et appliques de style", S.Wechssler-Kümmel; "Les objets de la vie domestique", Raymond Lecoq; "Histoire des luminaires, histoire des hommes", Philippe Deitz.
Middle Ages National Museum, Paris - France ; Decorative Arts Museum, Paris - France. Old collection Henry René d'Allemagne.