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Silver Chamber Stick, Candlestick, Extended Tab Handle
Anonymous (Obscure mark)
Circa 1785
Circular drip pan, flared nozzle with flat rim - SOLD



424-165 - SOLD




Medieval Candlestick with Clapper, Copper Alloy, Elegant Form
Probably Italian
Circa 1550 to 1600



Nozzle with rectangular ejecting aperture, knopped stem stepped at domed center of incised grease pan with flared rim above the flared base containing cast iron clapper.
(Dimensions: H: 8")

$7,675

843-153







Chamber Candlestick, Silver. Eighteenth Century, Inscribed
Mark of Robert Jones I (RI with bullet between letters)
England



The circular dish is slightly domed and features a raised (dished) molded edge; rising from the center is the 3.5-inch open stem that would have received scissor-form snuffer/trimmer. The removable bobeche is signed by maker; scrolled handle is fitted to accommodate the accompanying maker signed snuffer featuring a scrolled handle and knopped finial. The underside of base is maker signed and engraved with seven names, their ages and dates ranging from 1753 to 1767. It appears that the rim of dish has been expertly repaired.

$2,675

281-48








Six Light Bronze Candelabrums, Ormolu, Brightly Gilded, Large 26" Center
Maker Unknown
19th Century
Central nozzle and five branching arms, each with removable bobeche



$3,075

857-1








Queen Anne Candlesticks, Pair, Brass Pushups
England
Circa 1755 to 1770 - SOLD



A handsome pair of sticks with deeply indented foot, tall sockets, elegant stem featuring considerable detail, and shaped drip-pans; fine condition. A nearly identical design is featured in an 18th century pattern book owned by Winterthur, see Domestic metalwork 1640 - 1820 by Rupert and Field, page 164, plate 124. Dimensions: 7.5" H.

843-149 - SOLD




Blown and Molded Glass Candlesticks, Red, White, and Blue Air Twist
Anonymous, Possibly Libbey Glass
Third Quarter, Nineteenth Century
Possibly for the Centennial based on color palate of air twist



Free blown sockets above one-piece standard resting on flaring and slightly domed circular foot. Each of the bottom knops has an exact matching flat chip (otherwise fine) suggesting a flaw in the manufacturing process which may explain the lack of known similar examples; nonetheless very handsome. (H: 10.5")

$2,175

417-80






Candlestick, Tudor, Chalice and Paten, Inverted Baluster
England
Mid 16th Century
Copper Alloy, H: 12 7/16", Diameter 6 5/16"
Extremely Rare



Socket with single discoid knop; transitional hollow-cast elongated vase with discoid knop beneath; drip tray features an inclined rim and conical center; lower shaft is interestingly shaped similar to a wassail bowl with pronounced lip. The spreading circular base features a flaring foot beneath the upswept pan and stepped cones. There is a small modern patch to base skirt; drip tray has a break across one-third of the diameter that was long ago repaired with soft solder.

$25,840

424-120







Candlestick, Double Socket, Copper Alloy, Three Kings, Extremely Rare
Northwest Europe, Probably Germany
Circa 1550 - SOLD



This Gothic rarity features a central tapering pricket above detachable arm with double sockets; the shaft is peened into a dome underneath the domed two-stage base. (Dimensions: 11.5" H.)

843-136 - SOLD




Candlestick, Copper Alloy, Traveling Size, Gothic
Europe
Circa 1550 to 1650 - SOLD



The pierced and molded socket above the shaft with central discoid knop
Above a shallow circular base; the shaft peened within underside which is lathe finished. (Dimensions: 3.75" H.)

843-116 - SOLD




Candlestick, Double Socket, Copper Alloy, Three Kings, Extremely Rare
Northwest Europe, Probably Germany
15th Century
Ex Ernest Brummer Collection - SOLD



This scarcely encountered form features a central tapering pricket above coarse hand-cut screw thread, (now worn) and the detachable twin-branched arm with tapering sockets; the shaft featuring two discoid-knops is flared at its base and is neatly peened underneath the domed two-stage base. (Dimensions: 11.75" H.)

843-140 - SOLD




Brass Capstan Candlestick, 16th Century, Rare Octagonal Candle Socket
European, Probably Spain
Sixteenth Century - SOLD



This example standing at 4.5" features a rare octagonal nozzle featuring conforming integral molding and having double extraction holes, round-over-large, almost square piercings. The nozzle on conical flange above medial dished drip-pan on a spreading conical base on a stepped foot. (Dia. 4.75")

593-59 - SOLD




Shop/Office Candlesticks, PAIR, Sand Weighted, Mid Drip, Push up
Early 19th Century
Anonymous
Sheet iron and brass, an uncommon form - SOLD



The candle-socket with upswept bobeche at nozzle above a tall stem with brass knob accommodating the candle lifting device; the appropriately proportioned upswept mid-drip pan designed to collect splashed melted wax. The large sand-weighted, seamed conical-base with low center of gravity was nearly impossible to knock over which was a great benefit to fire safety within shops and offices for which they were designed. See John Caspall, Fire and Light in the home Pre 1820, pp., 167 and 168. (H: 10"; base diameter: 6")

745-62 - SOLD




Candlesticks, Lamps
Sold separately



Left to right:
Candlesticks, Pair, Brass
Cornelius and Baker
Philadelphia
Circa 1851 to 1861
Earliest American Made Brass Sticks
- SOLD
Each with applied relief plate identifying maker; the stems on dished bases retain thimble-springs. The shaft contains an iron spring that applies constant candle pressure against the removable cap and the candle burns it is advanced causing the flame to burn at a consistent height and preventing the dripping of wax.
See Metalwork in Early America by Donald Fennimore, page 218.
Dimensions: 9.5" H, 5" base diameter.
492-80

Pewter Fluid Lamps, Fluid and Whale Oil
Boston, Massachusetts
Morey and Ober
Circa 1852 to 1855

Bell shaped lamp with C-scrolled handle having camphene burners and appearing to retain original caps; good mark, fine condition.
Dimensions: 4.75" H, 4" base diameter.
$435
492-77

Pewter Fluid Lamp, Cylindrical Font
Freeman Porter
Westbrook, Maine
Circa 1835 to 1860

Double camphene burner, cylindrical font, baluster stem on a molded round foot having circular mark with "F. Porter Westbrook," and "No. 2".
Dimensions: 7.5" H, 4" base diameter.
$545 492-79

Pewter Fluid Lamp, Lemon Font
TBM & Co., Taunton Britannia Mfg. Co
Circa 1830 to 1834

A pewter fluid lamp with lemon font and double camphene burner.
Dimensions: 10.75" H, 4.25" base diameter.
$685
492-78




Queen Anne Candlesticks, Pair, Brass, Shell Bases, Pedal Form Bobeche
Seamed construction, baluster stems
English
Circa 1750



Couple socket dings, otherwise excellent
Dimensions: (H: 9.25")

$1,150

843-90






Gothic Candlestick, Pricket, 15th Century
Excavated, Belgium
Excellent Condition



The candle spike centering a stepped drip pan featuring beveled castellation above knopped stem on round stepped base raised on feet. One foot may have been repaired within base during early working period with all else perfect including sharp delineation. (H: 18.5")

$16,950

660-15






Candlesticks, Pair, Octagonal Base, Brass
England
18th Century - SOLD



(H: 6")

240-102 - SOLD




Candlestick, Figural Gothic Angel Pricket Stick - SOLD



Dimensions: 4" H

843-10 - SOLD




Candlestick, Copper Alloy, Massive, Fine and Rare
Northwest Europe
15th to 16th Century



An unusually large example, the socket with pierced aperture above shaft featuring elongated, ribbed pear-shaped knops and six discoid knops above drip base with conical center and flared sides. (Height: 12.25 inches; base diameter: 7 inches)

$7,685

660-13






Girandoles, gilt brass on marble base
Candelabra
Nineteenth Century - SOLD



A pair garnitures featuring five-light candelabrum; each flared stem/socket above leaf tip drip-pan hung with colorless faceted prisms; scrolled foliate arms raised on floral decorated standard featuring Sultana in exotic costume on marble base.
(Height: 22.25 inches; width: 14 inches; depth: 6 inches.)

818-1 - SOLD




Candlesticks, Queen Anne
England, brass
18th Century



As depicted, a pair of early seamed sticks cast in two pieces; socket and stem with base continuing to first knop. Minor imperfections such as dings, essentially very good condition, attractive, and functional. (Height: 7 1/8-inches.)

$345

843-60







Candelabra, Pair
19th Century
Patinated bronze and ormolu - SOLD



A pair of four-light candelabra, the classical urn sockets above downturned leaf-tip gilt bobeches on scrolled foliate arms raised on standard with acanthus ornamentation. The scrolled feet are bolted to base. (Height: 22-inches.)

570-145 - SOLD




Pair of Brass Candle Sticks
English
18th Century - SOLD



Dimensions: both 8-inches high.

843-52 - SOLD




Russian Brass Candle Holder with Shade
Circa mid-19th century



Approximately 18-inches h with shade, candle holder approximately 12-inches h. Brass candle holder, stepped dome base, triple knopped standard, open work shade holder, spring loaded seat, tulip-shape clear glass shade w/ etched decoration and ruby flashing around edge. The candleholder has a seal on the bottom w/ an "H" surrounded by Cyrillic lettering. Shade in excellent condition, there is solder showing where the standard joins the base.

$750

514-42







Gothic Four-Knop High-Skirt Candle Stick
Circa 1480



This stick is 10 3/8-inches in height and was excavated; probably lost soon after it was made based on crispness. Notice the tapering between each discoid; aperture was finished by a competent tradesman. Mint condition except for losses to drip-pan.

$6,995

843-7





If you are interested in buying any of these items, please call (978) 597-8084 or email David Hillier at drh@aaawt.com or Lynn Morin at lfm@aaawt.com

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