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Medieval flemish altar pricket candlesticks with lions

13 400 €


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.


  • Time:15th century
  • Origin:Belgium
  • Material or technique:Bronze
  • Dimensions :37 x 15 cm (Height x Diameter)
  • Reference:67

Conservation status

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.

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