Early Lighting

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SIGNED WEDDING BAND HOGSCRAPER CANDLESTICK

SIGNED WEDDING BAND HOGSCRAPER PUSHUP
CANDLESTICK.
  EARLY 19th CENTURY.. BRASS TRIPLE RING BAND. NOTE NUT ON BOTTOM. (LATE)
DIMENSION: 8 1/2"H
SOLD


EARLY 19th CENTURY ADJUSTABLE WI CANDLE STAND WITH HINGED ARM

A unique size wrought iron candle stand  with both vertical and horizontal movement. Note the riveted hinged arm which permits a reasonable horizontal extension as well as  circular movement and the spring adjustment which  provides vertical movement. Note also the four penny feet and the outstanding finial. This is a blacksmith made early 19th century wrought iron candle lamp where the blacksmith exhibited much of his creative  talent. (HLTK)
Height: 28 1/4"
SOLD


RARE FOUR LEG RUSH/CANDLE HOLDER ca:1720

One doesn’t see a table rush/candle holder very often. Nor does one see one with this much work. Note the incised lines at the top of the legs, the little design at the top of the curved feet, the tapered stem with the neat design at the top and bottom below the delicate pinchers  and the similar design on the arm holding the close seam cone. A really nice piece in excellent condition.(AKTE) 
10 1/4”H
List Price: $650 


*RUSHLIGHT HOLDER c. 1680-1750

A wooden base 1680-1750 holder that uses plierslike  pincers to secure a burning rush or splint.Note the design of the of the 10 sided base, twist of the stem and the 14 sided counter weight From the Robert Apgar Estate.. (CKTE)
Dimensions:: 10 3/4"H, Base 3 1/4" x 3 1/2"
List Price: $675


Pocket Tinderbox 1750-1800

This a 1750-1800 steel pocket tinderbox with a hinged dome lid and a push button clasp for opening and holding shut. It comes with a nicely designed forged striker and the required flint. The tinderbox is a great example of a skilled craftsman. (BTSE)
Dimensions: 23/4" x 2'
List Price: $295


RARE, SMALL TIN LAMP FILLER ca:1810

Lamp fillers were a great helping filling oil lamps. This example has a lighthouse shape with a hinged covered, a reinforced pouring spout and a nicely designed handle. This lamp filler came from the Robert E. Putney collection and is in excellent condition. (LBDL)
Height: 5 1/2"
List Price: $285


  Tinder Box/Candle Holder 1770-1820 

One of our favorite early lighting devices. This is an example of a tin drum Tinderbox with period striker, flint, and damping disc to extinguish the tinder and keep it dry. The flint and striker are normally keep on top of the disc. Note how the candle holder was applied to the lid.(ADAR) 
Dimensions: 3 1/4" Diameter, 3 3/4" High 
List Price: $495


RUSHLIGHT and CANDLEHOLDER ca:1720

Love the original base of this ca:1720 rushlight and candleholder. Note the  twist on the stem as well as the twist on the candle arm. Great ware from use. (AEDE)
Dimensions: 11"H, Base 31/2" Diameter
List Price: $480

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BETTY LAMP SIGNED J L.C AND DATED 1817 WITH GOOSE FINIAL

This is a well used Betty Lamp,dated 1817 and signed J L.C. It has a wonderful and rare goose finial on the swivel lid and an extremely interesting winged hanger. The flat form is unusual and again reflects the creativity of the maker. When you ick it up or touch it, the smooth surface personifies age, care and extensive use.(LTAK)
List Price: $395


EARLY TO MID 19th CENTURY TIN FLUID LAMP

This is a well made, nicely designed tin  hand lamp with a single tube brass burner. Note the nice form and the great condition of this lamp.(LETK)
Height: 8 3/4"
List Price: $310


*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


DOUBLE CANDLE & RUSH FLOOR LAMP - 18th CENTURY  

An interesting double candle with rush holder wrought iron 18th century floor stand. Note the penny feet, the twist on the shaft and  the closed seam candleholders. Outstanding condition. (TSEE)
Height: 38 1/2"
Price: $1450


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