This piece is of typical construction for this type of antique French candlestick. It is cast in two pieces and screws together at the base by coarse hand made threads. The candlestick may have been silvered at one time. There is evidence of silver at the bottom.
Mid 18th century
Width 5.25 Depth 5.25 Height 10 inches
Note: the base is slightly bent causing a slight lean to the stick as most do.