A Rare Pair Of Antique Gothic Spill Vases, Bronzed Brass Victorian, Days Patent
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A Rare Pair Of Antique Gothic Spill Vases, Bronzed Brass Victorian, Days Patent:
A very attractive pair of antique,
Victorian, Days Patent gothic style candle or spill holders.
In fact, I believe Days made several versions of these gothic stands, for a variety of uses - these could be used tohold medium sized candles (of about 1.25 inch diameter), as pen holders, to hold glass liners for flowers, etc. etc.
They are, I think, made from brass ( it
could also possibly be polished bronze - difficult to tell precisely
as the metal content can vary, so I will say brass, but with a bronzed finish).
The items have been left in “as found” condition, with an attractive patina . There is one very short spilt around the top castellation of one of the vases.
They have super gothic detailing on the bases and gothic arched window design sides as well as castellated tops. There is a crest towards the top of the spires where the "Days Patent" wording appears on all sides.
Each piece stands 4.5 inches (11.3 cm) high .
They are still lovely decorative objects, and it is quite difficult to find a pair these days.
They would make a stunning addition to your mantelpiece, side table or desk, and would be ideal for anyone interested in gothic styling.
aids: Victorian, gothic, church, ecclesiastical, religious, medieval, chapel, angel, saint, medieval, church, chapel, cathedral
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