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
...show more description 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
FREE Worldwide Registered Airmail Directly From London, England
******* We are currently away until Monday, August 4. We will respond to emails during our absence. Please feel free to browse and shop while we are away. Thank you for your patience. *******
All of our items include FREE Special Delivery /TNT courier service within the UK or worldwide registered airmail / DHL or similar.
We only operate online stores and regrettably viewing in person is not an option. In the unlikely event you wish to return an item you should contact us immediately. We will then arrange for you to return it to us at the buyer's expense.
A refund will be issued (less outgoing delivery charges) and must be returned within three working days of receiving the item). All items must arrive back with us in the same condition as they left.
Thanks for shopping.
(For Puckering's Ltd. - Fine English Antiques, London)Puckerings Internal Reference: 34061 ...show less description