A PAIR OF MEDIEVAL STYLE BRONZE CHURCH ALTAR PRICKET STICKS, POSSIBLY ITALIAN, LATE 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY,
each with a circular crenelated rim on a shallow dish form nozzle centering a candle pricket stick, above a frieze pierced with five hole cross form details, over a triple ringed columnar standard on a spreading circular base enclosing a matching pierced frieze and raised on three recumbent lions on conforming molded plinths. Height: 15 1/4" Diameter: 7 1/4"
Provenance:Property from a Prominent River Oaks Estate Collection, Houston, Texas Property from a Prominent River Oaks Estate Collection, Houston, Texas
Good condition with some expected tarnished and oxidized spots, light scratches, some casting flaws and polish residue in crevices throughout. Nicely cast and heavy.
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