An unusual pair of Beijing ruby-red glass pricket candlesticks, Qing Dynasty © 2002-2009 Bonhams 1793 Ltd

The rich dark-tinted glass of even tone, the sticks formed as a wide drip pan standing on a high-domed base and set with a metal spike at the top. 41.5cm (16¼in) high. (2). Sold for £4,800

Bonhams. Fine Chinese Art, 5 Nov 2009. New Bond Street www.bonhams.com