A French wrought iron candleholder with spring arm, second half 18th century

The central baluster knopped column with scrollng ornament and looped carrying handle above a trefoil-shaped platform and rivitted tripod feet — 17.1/4in. (44 cm) high

Comparable examples illustrated in Robert Ashley's book 'The Rushlight and Related Holders - A Regional View', plates 278 and 278A.

Condition: minor corrosion and wear and tear consistent with age and use. In good functional order.