Pair of Gothic pricket candlesticks

Circa 1450 - 1500

W 6 × H 11 1/2

Stock # Marh1197


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Pair of Gothic brass pricket candlesticks, each candlestick resting on three recumbent lions with tiered sections with large upper pans. Provenance: Paul and Louise Bernheimer The Bernheimers devoted their lives to collecting and dealing in antiques. Paul was the scion of the family that, in 1864, founded the world famous Bernheimer-Haus on Lenbachplatz in Munich, Germany. By 1900 the Bernheimer family had become official purveyors to the court of Bavaria. Rare collector's piece.