An important Veneto-Saracen brass candlestick, turned, chased and highlighted with niello. The candlestick is composed of a tapering socket candleholder and stem resting on a wide, discoid base with raised edges. The entire surface of the candlestick is profusely decorated with round and oval cartouches containing human, animal and anthropomorphic figures in the Persian style, surrounded floral pattern and interlace borders.
Veneto-Saracen. Early 17th century.
Dimensions: height 15cm ; diameter of the base 17cm