Early Lighting

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RUSH/CANDLE FLAT RING BASE CA:1800

The design of the rush/candle holder is always interesting. This light has a four leg crown base with twist work stem and arm. The crown base with a wide ring is a popular feature from Ireland.. Note the twist on the arm ending in an open rolled socket.Note also that the light was well used as indicated by the lack of resistance when you move the jaws.  Outstanding condition.(KEDE)
Dimensions:  10 1/4"H, 4 1/4" Base
List Price:$750


RATCHET HANGING LIGHT WITH RUSH HOLDER 1700-1750

A sawtooth ratchet which extends to rush holder and candle socket. Note how delicate the features are starting with the main rod and extending to the finials at the bottom and under the candle holder. Note also the candle and rush holder as well as the ware on the drip pan. Just a real nice piece with a little extra. (HKTE)
Dimensions: 28 1/2" x  43 1/4" L, 3" Drip Pan
List Price: $975


*ADJUSTABLE DOUBLE CANDLE FLOOR CANDLE STAND - 18th CENTURY

This is a different early to mid 18th century WI floor candle stand. While we have all seen double candle stands, this form is quite unique  with a cone and a cylinder shape candle holder. Note the twist on the arm of the cone shape candle holder as well as the tabs and drip pan on the cylinder candle holder . Note also the rush holder, the friction spring grip, penny feet and the "crook" type lifting ring. Excellent condition with appropriate ware. (BHOE)  
Dimension: 48"H
List Price: $2550


18TH. CENTURY TIN, SIX ARM CHANDELIER

A wonderful punched tin chandelier, circa 18th. century. The chandelier has six arms with candle cups that are fastened with hand forged pins. The arms are fastened to the central punched tin cone with hand forged rivets. There is a modern rivet that was added for strength at some point in its history. The chandelier is a great smaller size being 21 1/2 inches wide with a 21 1/2 inch hanging height. The one added rivet is the only thing done to this lighting piece. There are no other damage or repairs. Circa 18th. century, American. Untouched tin natural surface.(BTLHDE) 
List Price: $2100  

 


PENDANT DOUBLE CANDLE - 18th CENTURY

A very early and unique double candle pendant. Note the workmanship on the pendant with the split iron into two conical candle holders and the twist on the arms. Note also the two extensions which permits the pendant to hang 9", 29 1/2" or 42 1/2". A great piece to hang from a rafter, ceiling or on a wall. (TBRKE)
List Price:$2600


PAINTED DOUBLE CANDLE TIN LIGHT

AN ATTRACTIVE DOUBLE CANDLE TIN LIGHT IN ORIGINAL GREEN PAINT. NOTE THE CRIMPED PAN HOLDING TWO CANDLE SOCKETS WHICH HAS VERTICAL AND HORIZONTAL MOVEMENT. THE CONE BASE WAS NEVER WEIGHTED. (KBLT) 
DIMENSIONS: 24"H,  5" BASE DIA.
LIST PRICE: $765


*UNIQUE ca:1850 PAINTED CANDLE BOX WITH HANGERS & HA

An uncommon ca:1850 candle box with atypical caring handles, original hand forged latch and forged hangers on the back which permit the box to be hung on a chimney or wall. The box  has old red paint  over an older blue and is in excellent condition. (BAKE)
Dimensions: 13"L x 8"D x 12"H
List Price: $1850


LATE 18-19TH CENTURY HEARTH PRICKET LIGHT

A very nice piece of late 18th. to early 19th. century piece of wrought iron, blacksmith made lighting. A tall table light having a pricket to hold the candle that is surrounded by an iron cage and ample drip pan for safety. The iron cage is a little loose but not damaged. The light has a small hook on the side to hold a candle snuffer and/or scissor wick trimmer. The scissor wick trimmer is included in the price. Note how the long support rod is attached to the large bottom tray supported by three stylized feet. The Pricket light measures 26 inches tall and the diameter of the base plate is 8 1/2 inches. An unusual and rare piece of early lighting. (HDHR) 
List Price: $975.00 

 


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)


*PEWTER CANDLESTICKS EARLY 18th CENTURY

A pair of early 18th century pewter candlesticks  with a bulbous base  and inverted acorn shaped knob on stem. What is so interesting  about these candle sticks is there unique size and condition. They measure 4 3/4" H with a 3" W base and they are in excellent condition with no cracks and very minor dents. (BTCEDE)
List Price: $1950
  


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


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