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Candlestand, Queen Anne,
Cut-corners, Applewood
New England, circa 1780-1790


Square top featuring concave corners; down-weighted baluster-and-ring turned post raised on a tripod base; cabriole legs, resting on fad feet.
(Old finish, excellent condition; height: 26"; top: 16 x 16")






Candlestand, Distinctively Carved, Old Painted Surface
Possibly Connecticut River Valley, Circa 1805 to 1810ish

Antique Distinctively Carved Candlestand in Old Painted Surface, Circa 1805, angle view

Serpentine top with ovolo corners affixed to chamfered cleat; fluted and ring-turned standard having a compressed ball drop-finial. The slab-cut double-pegged cabriole legs are gouge-carved and rest on full pads. Please call for full description, and/or enthusiastic discussion. (H: 25”, top: 19 by 17.5”)



Antique Distinctively Carved Candlestand in Old Painted Surface, Circa 1805, entire view
Antique Distinctively Carved Candlestand in Old Painted Surface, Circa 1805, top detail
Antique Distinctively Carved Candlestand in Old Painted Surface, Circa 1805, shaft detail

Kettle Stand, Carved, Outstanding Example
Possible Ireland
18th Century
Dense heavy mahogany, successful proportions, superb color and patina

 Kettlestand, Dense Mahogany_top angle

The molded octagonal top affixed to turned cleat above carved standard; above the tripod base is an acanthus carved and punch decorated urn surmounted by ring turning and gadrooning; the whole raised on cabriole legs pinched at ankle, resting on ridged feet with full pads. (H: 27.25"; top: 10 by 11.25")



 Kettlestand, Dense Mahogany

Candlestand or Kettle Stand Based on Height, Queen Anne
Likely Connecticut, Circa 1780
Cherry, old possibly original surface

(Good condition commensurate with age; H: 29.75"; top: 15.75 by 16.25")



Candlestand, Queen Anne, Spurred cabriole Legs, Slipper Feet, Candle Drawer
Connecticut, Circa 1800

Square top featuring molded edge and dovetailed drawer above turned pedestal raised on spurred cabriole legs resting on slipper feet. (Good condition, minor imperfections; two wood pins added to top, shrinkage cracks, old surface displays good color. H: 26.25": top: 16.5 by 16.25")



Candlestand, Original Paint, Faux Graining
New England
Early 19th Century

The round top is chamfered and slid onto its cleat by a continuous dovetail joint; the turned column is raised on ridged cabriole legs resting on snake feet with full pads. (H: 29.25"; top diameter: 20.25")



Candlestand, Queen Anne, Tip Top, Black paint
New England
18th Century

Top with ovolo corners affixed to cleats and tip-block, elegant turned column raised on cabriole legs resting on beautiful snake feet with full pads.
(H: 28.5"; top: 16.75 by 16")



Previous Offerings or Gone to New Homes

Candlestand with Adjustable Height Double Candle Arm, Original Green Paint
New England, Circa 1800 to 1825ish - SOLD

Antique Candlestand with Adjustable Height Candle Arm, Original Green Paint, Circa 1800, angle view

The central threaded shaft facilitates the shaped and turned arm retaining original tinned and tabbed candle-sockets.
The threaded standard pierces the tray top with its square terminus; square preventing turning. The applied moldings are nailed to the chamfered block creating the medial table raised on tall delicate Windsor legs.
(H: 32”)

745-125 - SOLD

Tilting Dished Top on Birdcage Candlestand, Old Red Painted Surface, Dry Patina
Eastern Connecticut, Circa 1760
This item just in, please call if interested - SOLD

Antique Dished Top Birdcage Candlestand in Old Red Painted Surface, Circa 1760, angle view

(H: 28”, top: 19 by 19”)

572-64 - SOLD

Candlestand, With Drawer
New England
Early 19th Century
Cherry and white pine - SOLD

The nearly square top with applied molding above a full-length drawer that slides on deep cleat above the baluster turned column raised on slab-cut cabriole legs resting on pad-feet. Dimensions: 28.5" H, 18.75 by 19.25" top.

107-114 - SOLD

Candlestand, Circular Tilt and Dished Top, Birdcage Support, Belted Ball
Pennsylvania, Likely Philadelphia, Circa 1750 to 1780
Walnut - SOLD

The circular dished top above birdcage support; cleats with shaped terminals; reeded standard featuring a suppressed and belted ball raised on tripod base; the cabriole legs ending in slipper feet retaining full pads. (H: 28"diameter: 23.25")

843-221 - SOLD

Candlestand, Circular Dished and Tilt Top, Great Surface
Probably Massachusetts, Circa 1790
The top above an urn turned standard and raised on cabriole legs ending in slipper feet; old dry, possibly original surface, great patina. - SOLD

(H: 28.75", diameter: 21.75")

295-78 - SOLD

Candlestand, Hockey Stick Legs, Inlayed, Original Surface
Connecticut River Valley, Probably Springfield
Circa 1810
Wild Cherry
The inlayed top features a highly stylized bird emerging from equally stylized shell within leafy border having conforming string inlay in the tradition of William Lloyd of Springfield, Massachusetts. - SOLD

The nearly square top with molded edge is affixed to cleat which receives the hockey stick legs that are joined by a thicker than usual disk; the returns at foot terminus may be unique. (H: 27"; top: 16 by 15.75")

410-125 - SOLD

Candle Stand, Decorated
Probably Massachusetts
Serpentine Top
Circa 1780 - SOLD

A highly individual decorative expression; all surfaces ornamented with die-cut embossed foil paper against a painted black ground. The table was most likely decorated during the mid-19th century. The serpentine top on urn-turned column raised on ridged cabriole legs ending in pad feet. Overall excellent condition. (H: 27"; top: 15.25 by 15.75".)

240-137 - SOLD

Candlestand, Curly Maple
New England
Hartford Springfield Area
Circa 1820 to 1830
Bold curly maple, old, possibly original surface - SOLD

A closely related table with the same scrolled tripod feet is published within Wallace Nutting's Furniture Treasury, plate 1395.
Dimensions: 27.75" H, 20.5 by 15.75" top.

909-5 - SOLD

Candlestand, Maple, Possibly Original Surface, Potato Chip Top
New England
Circa 1800 to 1810 - SOLD

The square top with shaped corners affixed to molded cleat; the baluster turned column is raised on unusual legs; the interior arch displaying height and movement. The gradually slopping upper-leg sharply descends from the knee to spurred raised feet. For those accepting of character; extremely warped top.
(H: 26.25"; top: 16 by 15.75")

410-99 - SOLD

Candlestand, Original Surface, Curly Maple
New England
Circa 1800 to 1820 - SOLD

Square top with rounded corners on baluster turned Colum raised on spider leg tripod base. Dry old surface; screws added to base of column to tighten shrinkage fissures. (H: 28.25"; top: 17.75 by 16.25")

410-100 - SOLD

Federal Candlestand, Original Red
Circa 1800 to 1820
Birch - SOLD

The square top featuring ogival corners on baluster standard, raised on spider leg tripod base; very good condition with paint thinning on top.
Dimensions: 28" H, 14.25 by 15" top.

475-62 - SOLD

Candlestand, Cross Base
New England
Circa 1740 to 1800 - SOLD

A country stand; the shaft with chamfered edges is socketed and wedged at each end. The round top retains remains affixed to the cleat by original wooden pegs; additional nails have been added over the years. The top is made of pine; shaft and base of ash; old red paint. (H: 25.5"; top diameter: 15.5".)

413-21 - SOLD

Table, Candlestand, Original Surface
18th Century
New York
Gumwood, oak, and poplar - SOLD

The round two-board top with featuring concentric scratch-beaded edge is pegged to carved cross-cleats receiving the turned column raised on shaped slab-cut feet which are pinned to base with turned drop.
(Dimensions: 27" H, 22" top diameter.)

843-98 - SOLD

Candlestand, Blue Paint
New England
Probably Cape Cod
Circa 1800 to 1840
Pine - SOLD

This example featuring a square-top with canted corners affixed to molded cleat that receives the octagonal post which is raised on a chamfered platform base resting on four shaved legs. Original surface history; cleaned to original blue paint. (H: 26.75"; top: 14 by 14.25")

270-83 - SOLD

If you are interested in buying any of these items, please call (978) 597-8084 or email David Hillier at

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