Antique Dutch 17th Century Brass Heemskerk Candle Stick. SOLD

The brass stick with green patina cast in four pieces. The round profiled base; the lower part of the stem with two ribs and between is a baluster with profiled rim.; the drip-pan; the upper part of the stem with the cylindric nozzle with two holes. The stem repeats the decoration from the lower part. The upper part of the stem has a pin, which is connected through the under part with the base.
Onno ter Kuile. Koper & Brons Rijksmuseum Amsterdam. Page 108, photo 149 for similar piece.
Christopher Bangs – The Lear Collection, Page 260, Photo 64 for similar piece.

The Netherlands, 
Second half 17th century.

Height: 23,9 cm. (9,4 inches.)
Diam. base: 10,8 cm. (4,3 inches.)
Weight: 1.081 grams.