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MINIATURE TIN CANDLE SCONCE- 19th CENTURY

A crimped round top and tabbed candle holder.
Height: 53/4"
Nelson Haje Jr. Collection
List Price: $295. ( BRTE)

ADJUSTABLE TWIN PENDANT CANDLE HOLDER-18th CENTURY

A unique,  interesting and well made 18th century sawtooth ratchet which permits vertical adjustment of twin candle holders. (CLTK)  
Vertical Adjustment: 26"-39 1/2"
List Price: $675

TRIPOD TABLE CANDLEHOLDER PENNY FEET, DRIP PAN CA: 1800

A very nice tripod rushlight and candleholder with penny feet and drip pan. Note that the plier like pincers that were used to secure a burning rush or splint as well as the penny feet and the drip pan show significant ware. (CTEE)
Dimensions: 9 1/2"H
List Price: $650

EARLY TIN SCONCE -18th CENTURY

A good looking 18th century tin sconce featuring a paneled reflector, crimped drip pan and a punched heart in the center. From the Robert E. Putney collection. (ACDE)
Dimensions: Reflector 9 1/4" Dia., Overall Height 12 3/4"
List Price: $525

 PAIR TIN SCONCES 1780-1810

A pair of tin sconces with a unique design, punched hole and a line embossed back folding into a crimped base. (ATKE)
Dimension: 10 3/4”H
List Price: $625


Wall-Hanging Candle Box

An exceptional wall hanging candle box in original red paint. The box is in wonderful condition, the clasp is complete and I don't find any repairs. The box is 137/8" long and the diameter is 41/2".(CEE)
List Price: $600

Wrought Iron Shield Base Candlestick 19th Century

A most unique wrought iron candlestick. The base is in the shape of a shield and the three legs support the candle socket. Avery graceful configuration. (DKETE)
Dimension: 9" Height
List Price: $695

UNUSUAL CHAMBER STICK WITH SNUFFER

A nicely made unique chamber stick with arm for carrying which also houses the snuffer.   
9 3/4"L x 5 1/2"H, snuffer 2 7/8"H (LLTK)
List Price: $325

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: $2900

TRAMMEL (1740-1800) WITH GREASE LAMP(1700-1730)

Trammels of this size were used for smaller utensils such as grease or pan  lamps, candle holders, cruises and small tea kettles. This is a well used trammel that is in great condition. The adjustable length is 27 1/2" to 40". (LETA)
This pan or grease lamp is extremely well made with the twist on the arm and the one piece construction.  The pan lamp or grease lamp was filled with grease or oil and in order to use this lamp a hempen or vegetable fibre wick was inserted through a central hole in a small disc of cork or wood. The shallow pan was then filled with oil and the wick would float freely in the pan. The pan was then suspended from nail or trammel.
List Price: Trammel $395(LETA), Grease Lamp: $195(DOE), Both Items: $550



  PIERCED 19th CENTURY TIN LANTERN- CATHEDRAL WINDOW DESIGN

A pierced tin lantern with a unique cathedral window design. The punched holes limited the light but shielded the light from winds and drafts. In addition these “barn” lanterns were in a hay- strewn barn.Note the 3 windows and the tabbed candle holder.(TLLK)
Dimensions: 14 1/2”H, 5 1/2”DIA.
SALE PENDING

WI HANGING CANDLE HOLDER with RUSH HOLDER- 18th CENTURY

An interesting well made 18th century wrought iron hanging candle holder with a rush light holder.  Note the twisted shaft and the rat tail hanger. Excellent condition.
Dimensions: Length 29", Width 3"
List Price:$600

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