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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)

DOUBLE SCONCE 1780-1820

An attractive semi-circle tinned iron sconce with a raised crimped edge, clean tooled design, punched holes for hanging, ribbonlike arms holding two sockets with crimped drip pans.Outstanding condition.(LETE)
Dimensions: 11"H,11 3/4"W
List Price: $350

*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

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

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

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

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

*CANDLE/RUSH LIGHT FINISHED BY A WHITESMITH 18th c.

Whitesmithing developed as a speciality of blacksmithing in the 1700s, when extra time was given to filing and polishing certain products.
As you can see this particular candle stand was finished by a whitesmith were his manual skills in filing, turning and polishing produced a smooth finish. Note that the candle can rotate 360 degrees. Note also the overall design and the outstanding condition of the candle stand which reflects the expertise of the maker. (KODK)
Dimensions: 19"H
List Price: $875

  TRIPOD WI TABLE RUSH/CANDLE HOLDER-ca:1720

What is so nice about this rushlight and candleholder is the high arch of the legs and the scroll of the feet. This was a well used close seam cone candleholder as you can see by the irregular worn edge of the candleholder. The craftsmanship is excellent with the true right angles and the fit of the pincers. Excellent condition.  Height: 9 1/2"
List Price: $560 (AKTK)

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