A pair of 18th century Italian candlesticks decorated with chalcedony rosettes with deposits of pyrite. and golden barite crystals tapering down the matrix. These barite crystals were encountered during mining operations and are held by museums and private collectors. This type of mineral is a valuable natural specimen. Paired with the artifacts from a church in Florence, both create a piece made up of historical importance.
Size: 18.5" high x 6" wide x 6" deep