Please help identify this tall Candle Holder

Discussion in 'Antique Discussion' started by Thom, May 27, 2022.

  1. Thom

    Thom Member

    candle.jpg I have a pair of these. They belonged to my grandmother and had a footed compote bowl which had broken many years ago. I am trying to find the matching bowl again online but just need to know the maker. Please and thank you all.....
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  2. Joe in PA

    Joe in PA Well-Known Member

    If you can post a photo without the candle and against a white background an image search (you or we can do) may find it.
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  3. bercrystal

    bercrystal Well-Known Member

    Are there any marks anywhere on the piece? Would you please post a photo of the bottom? I am assuming these are glass but wanted to make sure. Also if you could choose the full-size image that would save some clicking back & forth. :happy::happy:
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  4. Bronwen

    Bronwen Well-Known Member

  5. Aquitaine

    Aquitaine Is What It IS! But NEVER BORED!

    Just a "Quickie".....hope it's OK!!

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  6. Any Jewelry

    Any Jewelry Well-Known Member

    I was wondering about that. It looks like wax, but glass is much more likely.;)
  7. Joe in PA

    Joe in PA Well-Known Member

    Photo is great. Is it glass or ceramic?
  8. Aquitaine

    Aquitaine Is What It IS! But NEVER BORED!

    I for one, have no clue, but my guess would be probably glass.....Would be helpful if @Thom would pop back in and enlighten us.....he did say a "footed compote bowl" that went with them got broken.....
  9. Ownedbybear

    Ownedbybear Well-Known Member

    If those are as glass as they look, Bohemian early 20th.
  10. anundverkaufen

    anundverkaufen Bird Feeder

    Agree, Bohemia/Czech, tango. Some known makers are Loetz, Kralik and Welz, and surely some others.
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  11. Thom

    Thom Member

    Thank you all for your responses and I apologize for the delay. These candle holders are glass and have been hand painted and are at least 70 years old
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  12. Thom

    Thom Member

    Thank you thats amazing
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  13. Thom

    Thom Member

    I have attached a picture of the bottom. The bottom is not solid and flat but rather concave/ hollow....

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  14. Aquitaine

    Aquitaine Is What It IS! But NEVER BORED!

    OK, here's an enlargement of the bottom.........BUT....go to my next post.....

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  15. Aquitaine

    Aquitaine Is What It IS! But NEVER BORED!

    WHILE doing that edit & ENLARGEMENT, I noticed what I thought looked like letters, which I have circled here.....I think I have some of the letters and the number '12' (a partial possible date??).....I tried to enhance what I could of the letters I could make out.....there are better eyes out there than mine & more knowledgeable peeps on signatures (IF that's a possibility) than I am..... I think I see a 'B' 'I or L, then don't know then H or N? and 'G'..... that's all I potentially have!! It was pretty faint until it started to come in to showing UN-enhanced above! Hoping it helps!

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  16. Aquitaine

    Aquitaine Is What It IS! But NEVER BORED!

    I just re-read my post of the image above.....BOY, can that be MIS-CONSTRUED to make me sound like I'm a KNOW IT ALL......SO SORRY IF IT SOUNDS LIKE THAT.... ALL I MEANT was there ARE BETTER EYES ON LINE HERE THAN MINE!!!!!!!! NOT the way I think it might have sorry!!!!:(:p:D:eek::bag::bag::bag::bag:
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  17. komokwa

    komokwa The Truth is out there...!

    I dust think thou protests too much......

    your want to enhance photo's , is a big asset to many a thread ! :happy:..:kiss:..;)
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  18. TallCakes

    TallCakes Well-Known Member

  19. Any Jewelry

    Any Jewelry Well-Known Member

    It doesn't sound like that at all, Aqui.
    But you are a 'know it all' when it comes to photo enhancement, and I mean that in a good way!:happy::kiss:
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  20. Figtree3

    Figtree3 What would you do if you weren't afraid?

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