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A Very Rare late 16th Century Brass Candlestick

  • Country of Origin: Spain
  • Price Range: £2500-£5000
  • Date: 1580


A Very Rare late 16th Century Brass Candlestick; Spanish x. 1580; the ‘Moorish’ influence in the design is clear, particularly the twelve pointed drip pan which is based on earlier Islamic examples; the number twelve is of particular significance in the Islamic religion and is generally taken to represent the twelve Imams (successors) of Mohammed.

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