Pair of Japanese iron candlesticks with a lotus-shaped base and stand, with creeping lotus flowers along their shafts. One candlestick has a small crab on its base, amd the other has an open lotus flower near its base.
Pair of Candlesticks,
mid 19th century
Not Recorded: 6 5/8 x 3 3/4 in. (16.8 x 9.5 cm)
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