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Alpine candleholders

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Devices with a wrought iron standard, often ornate, supporting a horizontal flat ring and spring for clamping whatever is placed within the ring. May have been intended for holding a torch or link rather than an ordinary candle.

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alpine candleholder


12yrs ago

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