Lot 404

Pair of North Italian Renaissance Bronze Armourial Pricket Candlesticks, 16th or early 17th century
each modelled with a unicorn standing astride a Solomonic column surmounted by six lions supporting urn form pricket cup and with unidentified family coat of arms on rectangular base having angelic head and wings feet, height 22.4 in — 57 cm

Provenance:
The Beaverbrook Art Gallery, Fredericton, N.B.
Collection of Elwood B. Hosmer, Montreal, thence by descent through the family
Purchase June 1, 1940, $1,200, from:
French and Company, New York
Collection of Baron Édouard Alphonse James de Rothschild
Collection of Mortimer L. Schiff
dall'Acqua Family Venice


Estimate: $3,000—5,000

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Closing Bid:

$34,000

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