A late 18th century repoussé-decorated sheet brass canister-form tinder box candlestick, Dutch, circa 1780

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A late 18th century repousse-decorated sheet brass canister-form tinder box candlestick, Dutch, circa 1780

Sold for £ 337 (US$ 420) inc. premium
A late 18th century repousse-decorated sheet brass canister-form tinder box candlestick, Dutch, circa 1780
The dished cover with gadrooned edge and fluted drip-pan, centred by a cylindrical candle socket with rolled rim, a band of decoration formed from a circular punch and raised on a short waisted stem, the body decorated with a band of oval strapwork, fitted with a broadening tubular handle fitted to its terminal with a brass hanging loop, 10.5cm diameter x 9cm high, enclosing a 17th century wrought iron steel, with a pair of handles terminating in scrolls, 9cm wide x 5.5cm high, (2)

Footnotes

  • Illustrated: J. Caspall, Fire & Light in the Home pre-1820 (2000), Front Cover.

    A brass tinder box with the same strapwork decoration to the body is illustrated in the 1926 Bryant & May Museum Catalogue (1926), p. 211, Number 650.
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A late 18th century repoussé-decorated sheet brass canister-form tinder box candlestick, Dutch, circa 1780
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