18thc Iron Cellar Candleholder . English. C1770-90
Code: MS sold
Dimensions:W: 3.2" (8.1 cm)H: 9" (22.9 cm)D: 2" (5.1 cm)
This late 18thc Wrought Iron Candleholder was intended for use in Cellars, hence the name and would be used in Taverns of the time, it could be placed on beams or simply held by hand, these items are becoming quite scarce.
Literature: See Fire and Light in the home pre 1820, by John Caspall page 169.