An Unusual 16th Century Brass Washbowl/Candlestick.

In Period Oak, The Private Collections: a Cornish...

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An Unusual 16th Century Brass Washbowl/Candlestick.
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Doncaster, South Yorkshire
An Unusual 16th Century Brass Washbowl/Candlestick. The candle-socket on a short stem screwing into the centre of a lathe turned basin, 4 ins (10 cms) high, 9½ ins (24 cms) in diameter.*


Wilkinson's Auctioneers Ltd.
An Unusual 16th Century Brass Washbowl/Candlestick. The candle-socket on a short stem screwing into the centre of a lathe turned basin, 4 ins (10 cms) high, 9½ ins (24 cms) in diameter.*

Period Oak, The Private Collections: a Cornish Yeoman's House and Sussex Long House

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28 Netherhall Road
South Yorkshire
United Kingdom

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