Late 18thc. early 19thc. Pratt Ware Candlestick of Cybele. Cybele was not only the mother godess of Anatalia primarily a goddess of fertility, but also a protector of her people, symbolised by the mural crown that she is wearing. She was also the mistress of wild nature, hence the attendant Lion.
Date: circa 1800
Condition: Base repaired. paw of Lion and tail of Lion, neck of Cybele.
Lit:- Pratt Ware 1780-1840 by John and Griselda Lewis, Page 244
Ref # 4594 - £750