A pair of Italian bronze candlesticks, possibly Rome dated 1619
4,000 - 6,000 EUR
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- both inscribed and dated to the lower ends of the three scrolls ANGELUS PARRACCIANUS / CANONICUS 1619 / SSCTA LATERANEN ECCLL
the multi-baluster stem with inverted squatted bell-shaped drip pan, on a tapering tripartite base, on claw-feet, the prickets replaced with later nozzles
The large candlesticks probably derive from the Basilica of St John Lateran in Rome. The cathedral is now the official ecclesiastical seat of the Bishop of Rome, who is also the Pope.