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Standing Rushlight/Candle Stand 1700-1750

The nice feature of this 1700-1750 wrought iron candle stand is that it can be used on a table or floor. It is quiet elegant with its tripod elongated penny feet. Note that the closed seam cone candleholder is a continuation of the nicely twisted arm and one side of the pincers. The pincers were used to secure a burning rush or splint. A demonstration of a talented blacksmith(EOETE)
Dimensions: 331/4"H. 
List Price: $950

WI 18th C. TABLE/ FLOOR CANDLE LIGHT WITH RUSH OR SPLINT HOLDER

This 18th century lamp was made by an extraordinary blacksmith. We have never seen a wrought iron floor lamp with so many twists, swirls on the stem,  feet  and rush holder. A wonderful piece in outstanding condition. Height:28" (RKTE)
List Price: $1150

18th CENTURY DOUBLE CANDLE FLOOR LAMP

UNIQUE 18TH CENTURY WROUGHT IRON DOUBLE CANDLE FLOOR LAMP WITH SPLINT/RUSH HOLDER. NOTE THE WEAR ON THE FEET WHICH REFLECTS EXTENSIVE USE AND THE NICELY DESIGNED RUSH/SPLINT HOLDER (TBEEDE)
HEIGHT: 32 1/2" 
LIST PRICE: $1300

DOUBLE CANDLE & RUSH FLOOR LAMP - 18th CENTURY  

An interesting double candle with rush holder wrought iron 18th century floor stand. Note the penny feet, the twist on the shaft and  the closed seam candleholders. Outstanding condition. (TSEE)
Height: 38 1/2"
Price: $1250

WROUGHT-IRON FLOOR/TABLE CANDLE STAND 1700-1750

This single arm candle stand  was designed to swing 360 degrees and to also move vertically . This stand is extremely well made with iron drip pans and a very strong "spring" which holds the arm at any height. It also has some nice touches, such as the curled feet and the flatten finial on top of the post. Good looking and in outstanding condition. Height 34 1/4" (TKEDE)
List Price:$1100

FAT LAMP ON STAND - 19th CENTURY

From the Robert Putney Jr. collection. The central wick support and reservoir of this tin fat lamp resembles the kettle lamp. this lamp features  a removal vertical burner  which sets in a pan. Note the large drip pan and handle for movement.  A wonderful addition to any collection. Height 8" (AART)
List Price: $475

EARLY TO MID 19th CENTURY TIN FLUID LAMP

This is a well made, nicely designed tin  hand lamp with a single tube brass burner. Note the nice form and the great condition of this lamp.(LETK)
Height: 8 3/4"
List Price: $310

ADJUSTABLE IRON CANDLE HOLDER ca:1800

A  SUBSTANTIAL  ADJUSTABLE CANDLE HOLDER WITH 3 POSITIONS. THE CANDLE HOLDER COULD SIT ON A TABLE OR BE DRIVEN INTO A WALL. NOTE THAT THE DRIP PAN WAS SQUARED OFF IN THE FRONT AND BACK. I THINK THAT THIS CANDLE STAND MUST HAVE BEEN DESIGNED FOR USE IN A WORK PLACE.  IT IS SO WELL MADE THAT EVEN THE ADJUSTMENT KNOB AND CANDLE HOLDER ARE SIGNIFICANT. HEIGHT 6", BASE 5" X 5 1/4". (KEDE)  
LIST PRICE: $595

*EARLY 18th CENTURY ADJUSTABLE WOODEN CANDLE STA

A rare and unique 1720-1750 American wooden candle stand with a magnificent carved threaded post  holding a movable carved two candle arm. This candle stand is all original and its in excellent condition. (LBEE)
Dimensions: 37"H, Base 7 1/2" x 8 1/2"
List Price: $2650

RARE EARLY TO MID 19th CENTURY FLUID LAMP

A WONDERFUL 19th CENTURY FLUID LAMP WITHA VERTICAL BURNER SET IN A REMOVABLE FONT. NOTE THE SMALL DRIP PAN AROUND THE FONT , THE CARRYING HANDLE , PIC AND THE LARGE BOTTOM DIP PAN. COMPLETE AND IN  WONDERFUL CONDITION. ALL ORIGINAL FROM THE ROBERT PUTNEY COLLECTION.  HEIGHT. 8 1/2"  DIAMETER PAN 7"   (ARTA)
LIST PRICE: $475

HANGING GREASE (CRUISE) LAMP -REDWARE INSERT 1680-1780

The grease lamp was the earliest supplementary lighting form which began in the ancient world and was common in Europe and America. The pan was filed with grease , fat scraps,  fish oil, vegetable oil or whale oil. A simple wick or rag fed from the fuel. This is a nicely made grease lamp with a quality twist hanger. The redware insert was added at a later date.  
Dimensions:Pan 3 5/8” diameter,Height (including hanger)24"
List Price: $350  (LTLK)

UNUSUAL CONE SHAPED FLUID LAMP- EARLY 19th CENTURY

This early 19th century cone shape fluid lamp has a distinctive look and is in excellent condition. Note the brass burner, hanging hook and reflector - all original. Outstanding condition.(LKDE)
List Price: $395

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