A candelabra is a multi-branched candelstick for use on a large table. In addition to the central stem, they may have between two and six branches. Long ago made redundant through electrification, their purpose these days is decorative. They were sometimes made in sets of two or more., although very few sets have survived. Most commonly they were made in silver and silver plate from the mid 17th century, but other materials used were ceramic and pewter. Silver candelabra often had a flame shaped finial that fitted in each candle socket when the candlelabra was not in use. As an aid to cleaning, the ornate arms are often removeable. The plural of candelabra is either candelabra or candelabrum
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A miscellaneous group of items, comprising a wine barrel, a set of various cast iron candle sticks and candelabra, two wooden bowls, two wooden ladles, a bronze covered pot, a bronze fish decoration, a platter, a plaque and a lantern
A pair of floor standing eight branch candle stands, each fashioned from an octagonal column support below a cast iron six branch structure with a further five candle pans, 125 cm diameter x 265 cm high
An Early 19th century French Gothic revival wrought iron candle stand, the pierced circular top with six candle sconces, above a central open section in the form of a quatrefoil, raised on a tripod base Height: 138 cm
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