large pair of c18th giltwood decorated baroque style altartype candleholders of impressive proportions

Large pair of C18th giltwood decorated baroque style altar-type candle-holders of impressive proportions.


| $2,760 USD | €2,595 EUR

Item Ref

ML 1711


Large pair of C18th giltwood decorated baroque style altar-type candle-holders of impressive proportions.
Highly decorative pair of giltwood candlesticks with carved bodies raised on moulded triangular bases with bun feet beneath . The parchment-coloured ground with blue painted details and aged gilt highlights. The sides of each base decorated with a painted motif of a bishop's mitre , signifying their original purpose and use in a church or chapel .
The tops each with an iron strap-work candle-holder. The centre of the column with carved acanthus-leaf gilded detail.
In excellent original condition with wear and distressing to the painted surfaces commensurate with age , use and purpose.
H 60"
W 23"
D 23"
Italy or France c. 1750
Established in the Cathedral City of Worcester for over 30 years , M.Lees&Sons , run by Michael Lees ,have been dealing with public and trade from show-rooms in an early Georgian town-house. We aim to provide a straight-forward approach to our business and build lasting relationships with our customers. As members of the 'London and Provincial Antique Dealers Association' , we provide full descriptive details , date ,authenticity and any available provenance ,with full disclosure of any restoration or repair which may have taken place .
Whether buying for pleasure , decoration or investment, we welcome you to our web-site or premises .
Past projects have included advising clients on forming and disposing of collections , furnishing period properties , hotel and commercial projects , also a shoot-room and lodge .
All goods are available to view and owned by M.Lees&Sons .
If visiting, a telephone call prior is advisable as due to the demands of the business the show-room does not have regular hours . Please feel free to contact us if we can be of assistance .
Tel. 01905 26620 / 07860826218
Located in the centre of Worcester in the shadow of the Cathedral with easy parking nearby. Exit Junction 7 M5 and follow the signs for Worcester Porcelain Museum . Our premises are located 100 metres from the Museum and 50 metres from Pay&Display car-park in nearby King St.
Internal Ref: ML 1711


Height = 150 cm (59")
Width = 58 cm (23")
Depth = 58 cm (23")

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