These tall, light walnut wood candlesticks date to the mid to late 1600’s. They were likely commissioned as altar candlesticks for a French chapel. Their shape is narrow and elegant, but widens slightly as you go down to the bottom. The motifs are from the period including stylized shells, acanthus leaves, C-and S-Scrolls, and various leaves, and more. The very top platform has two cutaways defining flowers and scrolls. Absolutely beautiful on a large table or the floor, these impressive 5 foot tall 17th Century wooden candlesticks will be the focal point, wherever they are placed.
CONDITION: Stripped at some point. Age separations, some losses of motifs, abrasions, and minor losses to wood, all commensurate with the age in the 1600's. Please see photos.
H - 60 1/4, W - 17 3/4, D - 16
Pair of 60 Inch Tall 17th Century Light Walnut Wood Candlesticks from France
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