18th century mecca bobeche with coordinating gold leaf shells and baroque pearls. The candlestick top originally came from a candlestick from a church in Tuscany.
The Italian church candlestick top artifact, gold leaf shells, and baroque pearl are put together in a sculptural form - creating a piece that appears to have evolved together over time. Interpreting the past to create a piece entirely original, evolving in its own right.
8" high x 3" round