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

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

UNIQUE 17 CANDLE-MOLD FRAME-ca:1750-1810

All of us have seen lots of candle molds and candle mold frames. However, we have never seen a single row candle mold frame that can sit on table, floor or hang on a wall. The tin mold itself is a round with the funnel shape top of each candle carved into the wood. The wedge at the top of the frame locks the mold once the wax is poured and releases the candles once the candles are set. (BCKTE)
Dimensions: 22"L x 11"H x 2"W
List Price: $2100

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 snuff and/or scissor wick trimmer. The scissor wick trimmer is included in the price but the conical snuff is not. Since taking the photos, we have added a very early conical snuff which may be purchased separately (List Price $125/TRE). Note how the long support rod is attached 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)

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

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