A rare brass "Heemskerk" candlestick with a socket candleholder with two round apertures and a shaft with central drip-tray dividing two discoid knobs, above a spreading, ribbed circular base.
The Netherlands. Gothic. Circa 1475-1500.
Dimensions: H 19.5cm ; diameter (base) 9.5cm
- "The Lear Collection a study of copper-alloy socket candlesticks A.D. 200-1700" by Christopher Bangs : N°55 (pages 94 & 251)
- Christie's : "The Lear Collection of Socket Candlesticks", 15 DEC. 1998 : lot 64 (for a nearly identical candlestick)