Pair Italian Painted and Gilt Wooden Candelabra Torchieres

(Italy, 19th Century)

Pair Italian Painted and Gilt Wooden Candelabra Torchieres
5501 N. Federal Highway - Suite Four
Boca Raton, Florida, 33487
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Pair Italian Painted and Gilt Wooden Candelabra Torchieres

Sold Only As A Pair: Monumental in size, pair of Italian Painted / Gilt Wooden Candelabras, Torchieres, ca. 1800 - 1850. Stunning matching pair with eleven (11) candle holders on each candelabra and adorned with wooden bells. Some wear due to age and use, but otherwise in very good condition. 33 1/4" high x 21 1/2" diameter. Ex: D. Klingel collection, Florida. A torch is a hand tool which provides light or heat. In the past, torches have comprised a fire-resistant rod wrapped at one end with a material that has been impregnated with a flammable substance and ignited. From the Old French "torche" meaning "twisted thing," hence "torch formed of twisted tow dipped in wax," probably from Vulgar Latin *torca, alteration of Late Latin torqua, variant of classical Latin torques "collar of twisted metal," from torquere "to twist". The torch is a common emblem of both enlightenment and hope. Thus the Statue of Liberty, actually "Liberty Enlightening the World", lifts her torch. Crossed reversed torches were signs of mourning that appear on Greek and Roman funerary monuments—a torch pointed downwards symbolizes death, while a torch held up symbolizes life, truth and the regenerative power of flame.

DIAMETER: 21 in | HEIGHT: 33 in

Origin Italy
Category Candelabras
Period 19th Century
Style Unspecified
ConditionVery good

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CONDITION: Some wear due to age & use. See description.

THB REF: 7896213944 DEALER REF: 1285325