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Posted 2 years ago

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vetraio50
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For some reason I have a collection of candlesticks. Candles? Candlelight? Romance? Nostalgia? Perhaps they are more available? They are cheap – I like cheap! No one loves them anymore? Like decanters, they are superfluous in the new millennium?
I found these at the Rozelle markets about five years ago and brought them home for a clean, aal that was needed was just a wipe with a silver cloth - that worked, suggesting silver-plated ware. There are no identifying marks at all. Lots of work in them, however: two rings with 36 struts welded top and bottom, a platform for the candle holder attached with fine welds I think. 7 cm (2.75") across at the bottom and 9.5 cm (3.75")at the top. They are 10 cm (3.9") tall.
They reminded me of the Warren Platner furniture (1919 – 2006) for Knoll. Has anyone any idea about who made these?

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  1. vetraio50 vetraio50, 2 years ago
    Many thanks Sean B!
  2. PhilDavidAlexanderMorris PhilDavidAlexanderMorris, 2 years ago
    Candle holders are as popular as the scented candles they sell which they have parties for. There are so many manufacturers I find, its probably like finding a needle in a haystack. However they are a very nice design, I wish you luck !~ Phil.
  3. austrohungaro austrohungaro, 2 years ago
    Great design! it made me think of Plattner's chairs at once!
  4. vetraio50 vetraio50, 2 years ago
    Many thanks austro and Phil too!
  5. AmberRose AmberRose, 2 years ago
    Cool V! I agree with PhilDAM, I think it is the tapers that aren't as popular, but votives and column candles are really popular.
  6. vetraio50 vetraio50, 2 years ago
    Thanks Amber! you're right about the votives. Tomorrow is the Robert Welsh sticks.
  7. vetraio50 vetraio50, 2 years ago
    Many thanks Budek & bratjdd!
  8. vetraio50 vetraio50, 2 years ago
    Many thanks scandinavian pieces!
  9. vetraio50 vetraio50, 2 years ago
    Many thanks Marty!
  10. vetraio50 vetraio50, 2 years ago
    Many thanks miKKo! How are things ..... hope this finds you well.
  11. vetraio50 vetraio50, 2 years ago
    Many thanks Amanda!
  12. vetraio50 vetraio50, 2 years ago
    Many thanks ho2cultcha!
  13. vetraio50 vetraio50, 1 year ago
    Many thanks undreal!
  14. vetraio50 vetraio50, 6 months ago
    Many thanks SEAN 'n HO2CULTCHA too!
  15. vetraio50 vetraio50, 5 months ago
    Many thanks AGHCOLLECT!

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