Fine Furniture, Sculpture & Decorative Accessories from Important Collections, including the Beaverbrook Gallery

March 26, 2020

Online Auction
LOT 404
Pair of North Italian Renaissance Bronze Armourial Pricket Candlesticks, 16th or early 17th century
  • Pair of North Italian Renaissance Bronze Armourial Pricket Candlesticks, 16th or early 17th century

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Pair of North Italian Renaissance Bronze Armourial Pricket Candlesticks, 16th or early 17th century

each modelled with a unicorn standing astride a Solomonic column surmounted by six lions supporting an urn form pricket cup and with unidentified family coat of arms on rectangular base having angelic head and wings feet
height 22.4 in — 57 cm

Estimate $3,000-$5,000

Realised: $40,800
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

Provenance:

The Beaverbrook Art Gallery, Fredericton, N.B.
Collection of Elwood B. Hosmer, Montreal, thence by descent through the family
Purchase June 1, 1940, $1,200, from:
French and Company, New York
Collection of Baron Édouard Alphonse James de Rothschild
Collection of Mortimer L. Schiff
dall'Acqua Family, Venice