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A RARE EARLY OAK DUGOUT CANDLE HOLDER/BOX. ENGLISH. CIRCA 1480-1520.

THIS BEAUTIFUL SMALL DUGOUT CANDLE BOX DATES FROM 1480-1520. CARVED TO THE FRONT WITH THREE GOTHIC TRACERY ARCHES, THE CENTRAL ARCH CARVED WITH A FACE OF THE MOON, MOST PROBABLY WITH REFERENCE TO NIGHT FOR WHEN ITS CONTENTS WOULD BE USED. WONDERFUL COLOUR AND PATINATION.
MINOR LOSSES, OLD HANGING IRON LOOP TO THE REAR.
A RARE OBJECT.


STOCK NO 1840.


Dimensions:
Height: 3 inches (7.6 cms)
Width: 5.5 inches (14.0 cms)
Depth: 4 inches (10.2 cms)

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