19th c. Pair of Italian Altar Candlesticks

ORIGIN: Tuscany, Italy
AGE: Early 19th century
DIMENSIONS: 6” wide x 5.5” deep x 18.25” tall (+1.5” – 2” iron prick) 
MATERIALS: Wood; iron
CONDITION: Very good; surface wear and minor losses consistent with age

Description

Delightful pair of small Italian wooden church candlesticks with dark gray lacquer and a few silver accents with a rich patina and desirable well-worn appearance. The center section is urn-shaped and the top section is accented with carved leaves. Paw feet in the front and a more simple splayed foot in back support the triangular base.