RAMS HORN SILVER CANDLESTICKS
This striking and elegant pair of Ram’s Horn candlesticks, with their lovely modernist silver tipped candle-holders, will be a perfect addition to any interior.
The Ram’s horn is a rich and timeless symbol for virility and strength.
In Hebrew "keren" is the word for both 'power' and 'horn'.
In Western Africa, the Ram's horn symbol (dwennimmen) represents the combination of strength with humility.
Alexander the Great was depicted on coins during his era wearing ram's horns - as he was declared divine in Anon's temple (the ram-god)
Horn and silver
Warriors throughout time and across continents, including the Mesopotamians, the Etruscans and the Vikings, have adorned themselves with Ram's horns.
Some scholars have suggested that the croissant is a reference to a Ram's horn.
Whatever the Ram's horn might signify to you, we love the contrast of the rugged texture of the horn to the refined subtle sheen of the silver.
Perfect on a console or in the center of a dining table, these candlesticks will add instant confident elegance (and strength) to your space.
Comparable examples retail for over $1,200 on 1stdibs.
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Sold as a pair.
Very good vintage condition