Early Lighting

* click image for larger view

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: $775.00 

 

SPIDER WEB SINGLE SCONCE 1780-1810

A  spider web single sconce with a crimped drip pan, folded rim candle socket, roller marks on reflector and a goose neck embossed arm with folded edges to provide additional strength. This is a well made sconce which utilized a stronger and heavier tin.  (CSDK)
Dimensions: Height 13 7/8”, Reflector 9 3/4”Dia.
List Price: $750

WROUGHT IRON SPIKE CANDLEHOLDER - LATE 18th c.

This  type of spike candleholder was known to blacksmiths for many centuries. Sparing with material, and requiring little labor to produce, the forerunner of this type was the simple right- angled pricket of AD 200.  This spike was designed to be placed in the most favorable beam or wall position in the home.  9 1/2"L, 3 3/4"H
List Price: $475 (AOTK)

EARLY FLEUR-DE-LIS DOUBLE CANDLE WALL SCONCE

This is a elegant wrought iron early 19th century double candle wall sconce. Note the flour-de -lis design, the formed candle holders with drip pans and the attractive overall design. 12 1/2"H (CATK)
List Price: $675

BETTY LAMP SIGNED BOKAR CA:1790

From the Nelson Haje collection. This signed Bokar Betty Lamp ca:1790 has the important wick support, a nicely designed hook and a well made pic. The lamp is all original with hinged lid. The lamp is in excellent condition.(ATSH)
Dimensions: 37/8"L x 23/4"W
List Price: $475

UNIQUE HANGING CANDLE HOLDER with HEART FINIAL

THIS ca:1800 CANDLE HOLDER MAY BE USED ON A DOOR, SHELF, MANTLE, WALL ETC. (HSTC) 
DIMENSION: 14 1/4"H
List Price: $825  

TIN CHAMBER STICK 18th CENTURY

The chamber stick normally had a broad saucer base and handle to help light the way to one's chamber. This particular chamber  stick has a nice deep base, a nice finger ring that helps with movement and a push up candleholder with an interesting wire tab that permits the user to move the candle up and down as needed. Outstanding condition-no dents, repairs or breaks.(TKE)
Dimensions:  6"H
List Price:$85

BRASS CANDLESTICKS 1820-1830

BRASS CANDLESTICKS 1820-1830
Original Disc and Push-up
Outstanding Condition
 8 1/2"H 
List Price:$225 (BKTE)

BRASS CANDLESTICKS ca:1780 - 1820

This pair of push-up candlesticks is pictured in George C. Neumann's book (ANTIQUE COUNTRY FURNISHINGS) on page 69 with the following comment.
"The new neoclassical styling is evident in these popular ringed columns and sloping square bases."
The candlesticks have the original disc push-up and are in good condition with a few very minor dents. 6"H
List Price: $165  (BTBH)

BRASS CANDLESTICKS 1815-1820

An excellent pair of 1815-1820 push-up brass candlesticks in outstanding condition. The candlesticks measure 8" high and the candlesticks are complete with the original push-ups. For additional photos, click on link above (in Shop Description ) or go to hlantiques.com and visit category PEWTER, BRASS, COPPER.
List Price: $180

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

WI RUSH and CANDLE HOLDER 18th CENTURY 16"H

This is a rather unusual tripod wrought iron 18th century rush and candle holder due to its height of 16" and the design where the candle socket is actually higher than the rush holder. The wear on the penny feet and the rolled  candle socket (look how the socket was hammered out and then rolled) reflect extensive use. Excellent condition. (ACTK)
List Price:$500

1 6 7 8 9 10