Antique Dutch Mid 17th Century Heemskirk Candlestick

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The brass stick 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. Solder added to connect the base to th stem.
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,
Mid 17th century.

Height: 19,3 cm.  (7,6 inches.)
Diam. Base:  9,6 cm.  (3,8 inches.)
Weight: 924 grams

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