CANDLE HOLDER WITH PROVISION FOR TWO CANDLES-EARLY 19th CENTURY


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Sometimes called an ALPINE CANDLE HOLDER! THE RING WITH THE LONG SPRING ALLOWS FOR VARYING DIAMETERS OF CANDLES. IT WOULD ALSO ACCOMMODATE TALLOW SOAKED TWISTED ROPE-LIKE MATERIAL SUCH AS FLAX AS A SUBSTITUTE FOR FOR CANDLES (THE RUSHLIGHT AND RELATED HOLDERS BY ROBERT ASHLEY). THE TRAY AT THE BASE COULD ALSO BE USED TO EXTINGUISH ANY SPARKS. EARLY-MID 19th CENTURY.8 1/2” H,4 1/2” BASE LENGTH (ALTK) LIST PRICE: $575
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