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UNIQUE ca:1850 PAINTED CANDLE BOX WITH HANGERS & HANDLES

An uncommon ca:1850 candle box with atypical caring handles, original hand forged latch and forged hangers on the back which permit the box to be hung on a chimney or wall. The box  has old red paint  over an older blue and is in excellent condition. (BAKE)
Dimensions: 13"L x 8"D x 12"H
List Price: $1850

MID 18th CENTURY WI CANDLE STAND WITH RETRACTABLE ARM

An outstanding Pennsylvania origin ca:1740 wrought iron floor lamp with a retractable arm. The lamp features strong spring tension on the shaft which permits vertical adjustment and a hinged arm which permits the rolled candle socket to extend and rotate in a horizontal plane. Note the well designed acorn finial, the bulbous shaft and the triangular shield. The lamp sits on three strong feet. The lamp has some very, very minor rust. The lamp stand an impressive 49" tall with an extension of up to 17" from the shaft and a footing gait of 12".  (BTHEDE)

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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
  

MID 19TH. CENTURY TIN, DOUBLE CANDLE STAND

This New England double candle stand is made of tin in the early to mid 19th. century. The conical base was never meant to be sand weighted as some are. The two candle cups are slotted for easy cleaning and are soldered to the pie crust wax catcher. The candle height is adjustable by sliding the circular spring clamp on the round metal post. The overall height is 24 inches tall and the wax catcher pan is 9 1/4 inches long. The candle light is in very good condition. The candle stand retains its original olive green painted surface.  (TKBE)
List Price: $765 

DAVISON, SILVER & CO. CRANBURY, NJ- BLACK PEPPER DRUM

A large (17 1/2"H) container which stored black pepper for the DAVISON, SILVERS & CO. of Cranbury, NJ. The company was founded in 1866 and upon the death of John Davison in 1890 the company name was changed to J.S. Silvers & Co. The company dealt in grocery products like tea, coffee, black pepper etc.The container is made from sturdy "hardboard" with wooden bands and has a wooden top and bottom. The label is in excellent condition and the surrounding red paint and the container have some minor loss (see photos) (LTOK)
Dimensions: 17 1/2"H x 12"D 
List Price: $425

  

FOUR CANDLE WROUGHT IRON CHANDELIER - 18th CENTURY

A four candle 18th century wrought iron chandelier. Note the unique size with a breadth of 5" and a height of 19 1/4". The chandelier features a nice shepherd's hook with an open rolled socket.(AOTK)
Great condition. 
List Price: $650

   PAINTED WOODEN OVAL BOX-GERMAN- EARLY 19th CENTURY

A beautiful German 19th century oval bentwood box with lapped sides laced together with thin strips of wood. This covered box has retained its original paint decoration, the top painted with a scene of a man and his dog, with German inscription in white painted around the edge, (purportedly translated “my dog, the trusted animal enjoys bringing back to me lost items”, the sides with polychrome flowers.While the box is in wonderful condition, there is some minor wear and loss on the box. (see photos)
Dimensions: 18”L, 7 1/2”H
List Price: $875 (KTOK)  

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

BURL ELM TEA CADDY ca:1825-1835

A  beautiful English early 19th century burl elm tea caddy with sarcophagus lid, canted case and bun feet. The lined interior with lidded compartment and ivory knob is has the original brass lock and hinges. Outstanding condition. (TAOK)  Length 8 1/4", Height 5 1/2", Depth 4"
List Price: $575

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

SPRING ACTION RUSHLIGHT HOLDER: 1820-1850

The more accomplished  blacksmith adopted the spring action rushlight early in the 19th century   rather than using the counterweight. This is a very nice dainty spring action rushlight holder with a curved arrow foot, square stem and rectangular jaws. Note the very nice design of the  pointed thumb piece. An outstanding 9" tall piece for any collection. (CLTK)
List Price: $650

RARE CANDLE MOLD FUNNEL- CA:1860

IF YOU EVER WONDERED HOW CANDLE MOLDS WERE FILLED, HERE IS ONE EXAMPLE. NOTE THAT IT IS FUNNEL WITH AN ARM OR HANDLE WITH A HOOK FOR HANGING. NOTE FROM THE PHOTOS HOW IT WAS USED. NOTE ALSO  THAT THE MOLD FUNNEL  AND HANDLE ARE RIBBED WHICH IS A NICE TOUCH BY THE MAKER. MINOR DENTING ON THE FUNNEL AND HANDLE FROM EXTENSIVE USE. (RTK)
DIMENSION: 16 1/2" L
LIST PRICE: $130

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