18th Century Italian Pen and Ink Baroque Candlestick Drawing

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A fine quality 18th century Italian drawing of a Baroque pricket candlestick, in sepia ink on paper, joined in the middle, the pricket, or spike,
of the candlestick over a circular candle drip pan above a baluster turned base, elaborately ornamented with acanthus leaves, rosettes, C-scrolls and shaped cartouches, the largest one at the base centered by a saint with a book, likely Saint John the Evangelist holding the Bible, raised on a shaped triangular plinth supported by animal paw feet. Beautifully framed in a fine period gilded and walnut veneered frame.

Details

  • Of the Period
    Baroque
  • Place of Origin
    Italy
  • Date of Manufacture
    circa 1730
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use
  • Dimensions
    25.5 in. H x 14.25 in. W x 1.25 in. D
    65 cm H x 36 cm W x 3 cm D
  • Seller Location
    Essex, MA
  • Number of Items
    1
  • Reference Number
    LU83777459253
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