A fine pair of two Dutch late 17th century Heemskirk candlesticks.
Each exceptional brass brass stick cast in four pieces. The round profiled base; the lower part of the stem with a baluster.; the drip-pan , the top decoratred with a circle;; the upper part of the stem repeating the lower part with the baluster shaped nozzle with one hole. The upper part of the stem has a pin, which is connected through the drippan and under part with the base.
Koper & Brons Rijksmuseum Amsterdam, Onno ter Kuile; Page 109, photo 151 for simular piece.
Old Domestic Base-Metal Candlesticks. R.F. Michaelis, Page 78, photo 108 a&b.
Late 17th century.
Period : William & Mary.
Height: 26 cm ( 10,2 inches)
Diam. base : 12 cm. ( 3.9 inches)