Pair of 18th century Italian gold and silver leaf candlestick tops with agate coral and natural forming baroque pearls. The 18th century fragments come from Tuscany and has the original candlestick wax drip-tray attached.
Agate coral is also Florida's state stone and is known for its unique formation that can take place over 20 million years. It's a natural gemstone that is created when coral is gradually replaced with agate.
The Italian church candlestick top artifacts, agate coral, and baroque pearls are put together in a sculptural form - creating a pair that appears to have evolved together over time. Interpreting the past to create a piece entirely original, evolving in its own right.
Size: 6" high x 3" wide