Pair of vintage five-arm candelabras. Made in Italy by Sambonet. "The company was formed in 1856 and sold silver to the leading hotels of the world. These pieces have a very clean, almost modern look to them. They are tarnished but could easily be polished."
A modern-day renaissance man, Michael Devine studied art history at the École du Louvre, French at the Sorbonne, and cooking at the Ritz Escoffier. He is widely known for his bespoke collection of hand-printed fabrics, sought-after for their chic handcrafted look. He writes a popular weekly column for Lonny, and his country house was featured in Ronda Rice Carman's Designers at Home: Personal Reflections on Stylish Living. His own first book, An Invitation to the Garden, is due out from Rizzoli in April 2014.