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18th Century Italian Pen and Ink Baroque Candlestick Drawing


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.


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  • Date of manufacture
    circa 1730
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Dimensions

    H 25.5 in. x W 14.25 in. x D 1.25 in.

    H 64.77 cm x W 36.2 cm x D 3.18 cm

  • Seller location
    Essex, MA
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