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fabulous antique english cockatoo vesta candelabra pocket watch stand c1880

Fabulous Antique English Cockatoo Vesta / Candelabra / Pocket Watch Stand c.1880

Status: This item has been sold
Sold by: Puckerings


A really unusual and very special cast brass candelabra mounted with the most wonderful Cockatoo in the middle which acts as a Vesta.
The head is hinged and opens to reveal the chamber where (non-safety) matches are stored and would have been struck on the intricately cast feathers on the back of the bird, the casting beautifully executed. The Cockatoo retains it's original glass eyes and there is a copper hook below is feet for your pocket watch at night or not in use.
A quality and rare piece in excellent condition, having been professionally polished by my silversmith. Excellent condition, the base having a diameter measuring 6 1/4" and standing 8 3/4" tall.
Item ID: 34061
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This item is antique. The date of manufacture has been declared as 1880.

This item is SOLD and is no longer available to purchase. The seller of the item was Puckerings.


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