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French faience candle holder in the shape of a fan. Item 3779.A lovely faience candle holder in the shape of a fan, with a ring handle. Hand painted with flowers, foliage and arabesques, it measures 180 mm (7 inches) across the top of the fan, 170 mm (7 inches) from the handle to the front and stands 65 mm high (2.5 inches). The slot in the side of the sconce is to allow you to remove the stump of the candle. There are a number of small chips, mainly to the underside of the edge, a couple to the footrim and some faint crazing. There is also a crack/crazing to the sconce.It would date to around 1900.