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DA1528734

Pair of 20th Century 'Rat de Cave' Cellar Candlesticks

  • H: 23 cm (9 1/16")
  • W: 19 cm (7 1/2")
  • D: 12.5 cm (4 15/16")

Pair of 20th Century French iron 'rat de cave' cellar candlesticks.

Rat de cave, or cellar rat, candlesticks were used to light French Burgandy wine cellars from the 18th to 20th Centuries. The rat tail-like handles are designed to be hung on the rim of a wine barrel.

These functional and decorative pieces date to the early 20th century and feature a sliding lifter to control the height of the candle.

£250.00
Lorfords approved

Pair of 20th Century French iron 'rat de cave' cellar candlesticks.

Rat de cave, or cellar rat, candlesticks were used to light French Burgandy wine cellars from the 18th to 20th Centuries. The rat tail-like handles are designed to be hung on the rim of a wine barrel.

These functional and decorative pieces date to the early 20th century and feature a sliding lifter to control the height of the candle.

  • Condition: Good
  • Country: France
  • Materials & Techniques: Iron
  • Style: Vernacular
  • Period: 20th Cent

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