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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 flat ring base with curved square legs in a crown style. note the square stem with limited twist work. 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

THREE COMPARTMENT CANDLE BOX- 19th CENTURY

A very rare three compartment 19th century dovetailed  walnut candle  box in outstanding condition. The left and right compartments are 11 5/8" x 5" with sliding tops that utilize finger pulls. The middle compartment is divided into three sections  (5" x 4") for smaller candles  with a carrying handle. (STEE)
Dimensions: 17 1/8"L x 12 1/2"W x 4 3/8"H
List Price: $1250

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

ADJUSTABLE SPIRAL CANDLE HOLDER-MID 18th CENTURY TO EARLY 19th CENTURY

NOTE THE CARRYING HOOK WITH THE NICELY DESIGNED FINIAL AND THE CANDLE HOLDER WHICH ADJUSTS THE HEIGHT OF THE CANDLE. THE SPIRAL IS RIVETED TO THE UNIQUE AND DECORATIVE TRAY WHICH IS SUPPORTED BY THREE LEGS. NOTE ALSO THE NUMBER ON THE LEG WHICH USUALLY INDICATES THAT IT CAME FROM A COLLECTION.
DIMENSION: 6”H (ALDK)
List Price: $495

ALPINE CANDLE HOLDER -EARLY TO MID 19th CENTURY

Candle holder with provision for two candles. The ring with the long spring allows for varying diameters of candle. It would also accommodate oil or tallow- soaked twisted rope-like material such as flax as a substitute for candles. It is said that the base held water to extinguish any sparks. 8"H (ALTK)
List Price:$495

SIX TUBE CANDLE MOLD * 1750-1850

Candle molds were an important necessity of early American life. There were made in a number of different forms but all were functional. This six tube 1750-1850 candle mold was well used and has some loss on the base.
List Price:$65

SIX TUBE CANDLE MOLD WITH HANDLE* 1750-1850

A great looking six tube candle mold in excellent condition. This 1750-1850 candle mold with handle has an attractive form and is in excellent condition. (KTK)
List Price: $95

THREE TUBE CANDLE MOLD * 1750-1850

A three tube candle mold in excellent condition with a handle and outstanding patina. Love the form.
List Price:$65

CANDLESTAND WITH RUSH HOLDER 1720-1780

This is one of the nicest rush/candle stands that we have ever had. First of all look at the arrowhead feet. Then look at the candleholder with the unique base. Then look at the rush holder with the arrowheads matching the feet. Note also the unusual height of this piece (14 1/4") and the wonderful condition.(OETE)
Provenance:From collection of Muriel and Foster McCarl Beaver Falls PA.
Dimensions: 14 1/4"H, 6 1/4" Base  
List Price: $1050

CANDLE MOLD- DOUBLE CANDLE -1750-1850

A 1750-1850 double candle mold in excellent condition. While candle molds are prevalent the double candle mold is considered to be rare. This candle mold is in outstanding condition with wonderful patina and a nicely designed handle.(EAE)
List Price: $60

SHEET IRON LANTERN WITH HORN WINDOW- ca:1800

This ca:1800 sheet iron lantern is extremely well made and in excellent condition. Note the thickness of the iron, the conical  roof with the punched vents and the handle for transporting the lantern. Note also the rolled iron on the handle and door latch. In addition to making it easier to carry or open the door, they could house rush which would be used to light the candle.(ALTK)
Dimensions: 11"H,4 3/4"D
List Price: $575

DOUBLE WOODEN TRAMMEL ca:1800 WITH ca:1800 SPOUT LAMP

A wonderful and rare ca: 1800 double wooden trammel with a ca:1800 spout lamp. Note the unique design of the trammel with the arrow head or steeple top and the carved flower with curved petals and raised center. Note also the interesting repair at the bottom. (BDAETE)
Dimensions: Trammel-32"-45"L, 3"W' 3/8"D, Lamp 12" H (with hanger)
List Price: $1950

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