A vintage pottery candle holder by celebrated Dutch pottery Pieter Groeneveldt, probably dating from the 1960s-70s.
A textured pedestal - a decoration known as 'birch bark' or 'travertine' which was often used in Dutch pottery of the time - with a wide dish on top glazed a shade of greyed olive green.
This candle holder has a great modernist shape and looks very striking. It is almost as if it were made out of concrete, and would look great in an industrial style interior.
The candle holder is in excellent vintage condition.
It is 15.5 cm (6") at the widest point and 14 cm (5.5") high, the largest of this type that I have come across so far. The opening for the candle is 38 mm.