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Candle Lantern
Date/Period: Circa 1780-1800


Candle Lantern, entire view

Measurement: 15.5” x 5.75” x 5.75”

Material: Sheet iron

Condition: Good

Additional Information: Rare hanging lantern with a single candle socket and 2 tier
graduated circular pierced chimney with carrying ring above a tubular frame joining
glazed panels. It rests on conical feet. The hinged door retains its original wire latch.

$1,425.00

997-29


Candle Lantern, entire view



Early American Candle Lantern, Wood Frame, Glazed, Tin Socket & Drip Pan
Date/Period: 1825-1840


Early American Candle Lantern, Wood Frame, Glazed, Tin Socket & Drip Pan, entire view 1

Measurement: Height: 12.75"; width: 6.75"; depth: 6.75"

Material: White walnut (butternut), tinned sheet iron, glass

Condition: Very good, original glass and surface; two small trivial losses to glass at top
that do not distract. Dry patina; displays beautifully.

Additional Information: A barn/privy lantern displaying a great surface…the wire bail
handle centering pierced chimney vent under the domed sheet iron heat/spark shield;
chamfered top edges, projecting molded base …the chamfered corner posts are
mortised top and bottom and are secured by iron pins. The door with canted edges is of
mortise, tenon and wood peg joinery; door hangs from original butt hinges A most
interesting removeable single sheet iron candle socket having an integral waisted drip
pan is within [made like a peg lamp post].

$1,725.00

1256-87


Early American Candle Lantern, Wood Frame, Glazed, Tin Socket & Drip Pan, entire view 2

Early American Candle Lantern, Wood Frame, Glazed, Tin Socket & Drip Pan, entire view 3

Early American Candle Lantern, Wood Frame, Glazed, Tin Socket & Drip Pan, entire view 4



Dome Top Candle Lantern
Date/Period: Early 19th Century


Dome Top Candle Lantern, entire view

Measurement: 13.25” x 7.25” x 5.75”

Material: Tin

Condition: Very good, a small dimple to base of door mentioned for accuracy

Additional Information: New England, glazed, ribbed, pierced and chisel cut.
Demilune back with finely made door, handle with rolled edges. The glazed panel in
front lifts to access a single candle socket with clinched tabs

$675.00

997-34


Dome Top Candle Lantern, entire view 2



Antique Candle Lantern, Triangular Folding Lamp, Mica Windows, Camping, Parade, Skating
Unknown Maker, circa 1880-1900


Antique Candle Lantern, Triangular Folding Lamp, Mica Windows, Camping, Parade, Skating 
Unknown Maker, circa 1880-1900, entire view 1

Folds flat, spring loaded candle tube serves as handle; can be hung from chain, there is a flat belt hook on solid side
suggesting a camper’s lantern. The japanned surface and mica windows remain in good condition. (7.5" x 3.5")
A related lamp was patented March 31,1885 by J.H.J. Ronner; Folding Torch Candle Lantern dated March 31,
1885, US Patent Number 314,725


Antique Candle Lantern, Triangular Folding Lamp, Mica Windows, Camping, Parade, Skating 
Unknown Maker, circa 1880-1900, entire view 2

Antique Candle Lantern, Triangular Folding Lamp, Mica Windows, Camping, Parade, Skating 
Unknown Maker, circa 1880-1900, entire view 3

Antique Candle Lantern, Triangular Folding Lamp, Mica Windows, Camping, Parade, Skating 
Unknown Maker, circa 1880-1900, folded view

$285.00

1284-1




Antique Candle Lantern, New England
Date/Period: Circa 1800-1835 - SOLD


Antique Candle Lantern, New England, entire view 1

Measurement: Overall height: 16.75"; width: 5.75"; depth: 5.5"

Material: Tinned sheet iron and glass

Condition: Fine original condition, very good patina

Additional Information: Two-tier pierced chimney; carrying ring above crimped
dome…tapered and pierced top section on domed shoulder above lower pierced
chimney section above square glazed case featuring columnar corners continuing to
pewter ball feet…the tops with conforming finials; single candle socket with ejection slit
is tabbed. Three lights retaining original glass; the sheet iron door having wire
reinforced rolled edges is hung from fabulous, tapered sheet iron hinges conforming to
tubular corner posts. The door is strengthened and ornaments by an embossed
rectangle, triple molded banding centering an “X” that fills center.
The base is pierced for drafting…the exceptional example was at onetime electrified as
evidenced by a 3/8” piercing conforming to top piercing to facilitate wire (does not
distract). Fine construction, exceptional example.

SOLD

424-359


Antique Candle Lantern, New England, entire view 2

Antique Candle Lantern, New England, entire view 3




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