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18th Century Tall Baroque Altar Pricket Candlestick



A remarkable 18th century German Baroque church altar candlestick, carved wood and gilded gesso, dating to circa 1760, this very large scale pricket candle stick is profusely decorated and includes mirrored detailing throughout. There are obvious signs of wear with gesso loss, and centuries of altar candle wax, but this only adds to the charm and aesthetic of this exceptional piece. It is absolutely stunning. Measures: Height 113cm, 24cm Width, 24cm Depth. Candle Dish is 9cm width, fits candle 7cm in diameter, max Candle is not included in the sale.


  • Dimensions
    Height: 44.49 in. (113 cm)Width: 9.45 in. (24 cm)Depth: 9.45 in. (24 cm)
  • Style
    Baroque (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use. Minor losses.
  • Seller Location
    Hastings, GB
  • Reference Number
    Seller: 18th Century Tall Baroque Altar Pricket Candlestick1stDibs: LU3311326704382

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    Estimated Customs Duties & Taxes to the Continental US: $0.
    Ships From: HASTINGS, United Kingdom
  • Return Policy

    A return for this item may be initiated within 3 days of delivery.

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Located in Hastings, United Kingdom
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