Two Petal-base Brass Candlesticks, England, third quarter 18th century, prominent petal bases with scalloped bobeches, ht. to 9 1/2 in. Estimate $250-350
The shorter candlestick has a solder repair at the base of the stem and underside of the base. The taller has a very small opening in the seam on the lowest knop.
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