Antique Japanese Buddhist candle holder with long handle. Made of bronze and incised all over with an octopus vine motif. The chalice shaped stand sits on a chrysanthemum shaped foot and has a candle pricket that is hinged so it closes when not in use. A long handle is attached to one side so it can be carried.
Age: Edo Period (1603-1867)
Dimensions: 3 3/4″ high x 11″ long x 3 1/2″ wide