Candlestand, Screw-Top, Adjustable Height Double Candle Arm
New England, Circa 1800-1825ish
Maple and birch
The central threaded shaft with finial facilitates the turned and carved lateral two-light candle-arm and circular slightly
dished medial tabletop which is molded on the underside creating a crisp edge. The threaded standard is positioned on the turned
pedestal raised on tall windsor legs. Typical of this form, the adjustable top is slightly warped… character!
Missing tin candle nozzles which we can have restored.
(Height: 38"; diameter: 14")
Federal Candlestand, Fine Country Table
Attributed to John Dunlap II (1784-1869)
Antrim, New Hampshire, circa 1800-1810
Maple, old refinish
(Association made based on a group of tables with similar design features.)
Square top, having chamfered edges, top and bottom, is attached to an unusual and cleat;
rectangular molded cleat nearly wide as the top featuring a raised block at center…the short
end with gouge carving; long end with chamfered top and canted ends.
The elegant urn-turned standard continues to tripod legs [spider] resting on squared feet.
The tops of legs are faceted and display flat ridges; chamfered top-and-bottom continues to the
notched feet…the notches define the feet.
(Excellent condition with a small nail added to bottom of shaft to
insure the integrity of a typical and common shrinkage fissure.
Height: 29.5"; top: 14.5" x 15")
Queen Anne Candlestand, Applewood
New England, circa 1780-1790
The square top featuring invected corners raised on a downweighed baluster-turned standard continuing to cabriole legs resting of pad-feet.
(height: 26"; top: 16 x 16")
Queen Anne Candlestand with Drawer in Original Red Paint, Tray Top
New England, Likely Connecticut, Circa 1785
Tray top candlestand with one drawer, square top with applied molding, baluster turned standard with wafer, tripod base…cabriole legs ending in slipper feet. (Two-board top with thinning paint, all else fine and original. Height: 28"; top: 20 x 18.25")
Candlestand, Adjustable, X Base, Carved Threaded Column, 2 Socket Arm, Original Surface
New England, Likely 18th Century…perhaps early 19th
Maple, height: 27.5”
Ex Oliver Williams Collection, Sold by R Withington, 1966 SOLD
The carved arm with two tin candle sockets and hooks for hanging tools on a spiral-carved to-round-to-square chamfered standard morticed to a heavy X-Base. A shrinkage crack was attended-to with four early square nails during its early working life. The stand, in original natural surface displays a nice surface.
Early Hepplewhite Candle Stand,
Federal Tilt-top table, Original Surface History
Likely New Hampshire, Circa 1800
Unusually tall, rectangular top with canted corners, sometimes referred to as a coffin top; turned standard continuing to well-arched spider legs resting on carved spade feet.
Wonderful early faux grained surface over original red; dry patina. (In very good condition with some paint loss to top, else fine; Height: 28.5”, top:16 by 18”)
Tiptop Cherrywood Candlestand, Original Surface, Dark Stain with Red Tint
New England, Perhaps New Hampshire
The square top with applied molding tilts on a turned and carved standard featuring crisp wafer and banded reel turnings centering bands of herringbone and stylized notch carvings.
The stand is raised on scratch-beaded spider legs featuring scrolled returns.
(Very good original condition; two-board top; H: 28"; top: 18.5 by 18.5")
Chapin School Candlestand, Double ended Candle Drawer and Serpentine Top
East Windsor, Connecticut, Circa 1790
Cherry, white pine
(H: 20"; top: 20 by 15")
Candlestand, Tilt Top Table, Piecrust Edge, 18th Century
A lovely small table in the English tradition
(A few nails were used to tighten shrinkage fissure at base of standard where leg dovetail joins base during the 19th century; H: 25.5”, top diameter: 20.25”)
William and Mary Candlestand, Oval Top, Tri Base
Late 17th or Early 18th Century
Possibly New York
Oval top on chamfered standard, mortise, tenon and pegged base, shaped foot
Pine top, else oak, old black paint
(Good condition consistent with age and generations of use, nails added to top, blooms, and shrinkage crack; dimensions: H: 26"; top : 16.25 by 13.75")
Federal Candlestand, Oval Tiptop, Urn Turned, Spade Feet
North Shore, Massachusetts or Portsmouth Area, Circa 1800ish
(Good condition; couple old and tight shrinkage fissures; H: 27.5"; top: 24 by 16.25")
Queen Anne Candlestand, Oval Top, Queen Anne
Delicate turned column resting on elegant cabriole legs with full pads
(Dimensions: H: 27.75"; top: 20 by 15.5")
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William and Mary Table, Candlestand, Chamfered Cruciform Base, Circular Top
New England, Circa 1725, Maple
Circular top on turned post resting on shaped cross base
(It appears that the top, standard and base have always been together, however, the top is screwed to cleat from underside; pegs have been installed through the side-of-cleats likely securing/tightening the top. We mention this because we tried to examine the underside of top but were unable. There is scattered evidence of minor beetle infestation of the period and of course, inactive. H: 27.25"; diameter: 15.75")
Previous Offerings or Gone to New Homes
Early American Candlestand in Red Surface, Tiptop Table, Platform Base
New England, Probably Southeastern Massachusetts - SOLD
The round top pivoting on cleats above turned standard received by chamfered octagonal platform raised on turned legs. (Height: 29.25"; top diameter: 17")
274-210 - SOLD
Candle Stand, Adjustable Circular Dished Tabletop, Old Surface, Two Sockets
American, 18th Century
The tabletop on threaded column on circular stool base resting turned legs - SOLD
(One tin socket, the other a brass retro; traces of red pigment; H: 34”)
572-75 - SOLD
Chippendale Tripod Candlestand, Trumpet Turned Column
Connecticut River Valley
Circa 1770 to 1790
Cherry - SOLD
(Excellent condition; H: 26.25"; top diameter: 16")
903-74 - SOLD
Federal Candlestand, Chartreuse Green Paint, Great Form, Different!
Coffin shape tip top, urn turned standard, slab cut cabriole legs on pad feet - SOLD
The paint is over original red and we assume twentieth century; working paint not meant to deceive, if you like the color it is outstanding, if not
(Fine condition; H: 27.5"; top: 21 by 16.25")
410-129 - SOLD
Candlestand, Federal, Round Top, Possibly Original Surface
Butternut, dark brown stain - SOLD
Round top joined to chamfered cleat atop tapering ring and urn-turned standard raised tripod base featuring cabriole legs having exaggerated angular knees; resting on pad feet. (H: 24"; top diameter: 17.5")
572-44 - SOLD
Country Candlestand, Folk Art, Oval Top on Twig Base, Original Red paint
Pure function inspired by classic Yankee ingenuity, cool - SOLD
(H: 25.75"; top: 19 by 15.5", excellent original condition)
532-44 - SOLD
Candlestand, Federal, Original Red, Oval Tiptop, Turned Pedestal, Tripod Base
New England, probably New Hampshire
Circa 1810 to 1825
A desirable red stained birch table, ring turned post, spider legs - SOLD
(H: 29.5"; top: 15 by 22", excellent condition, dry patina)
121-178 - SOLD
Queen Anne Candle Stand, Lovely Color and Surface
Probably Long Island, New York
Circa 1780 (Gumwood and maple) - SOLD
The delicate round top is fastened by the rectangular cleat with chamfered edge that receives the graceful baluster turned pedestal with a deep spool above compressed ball raised on tripod cabriole legs ending in slipper feet with full pads. The column and base are in an old red resin finish of good patina while the top looks to be natural shellac that has alligatored. (H: 26 3/8"; top measures 17.5")
314-43 - SOLD
Cruciform Base Candlestand, by Base, Round Top
Early 18th Century
Beautifully turned standard on arched feet with pads - SOLD
The black paint is refreshed, maple and pine.
(H: 24.75"; diameter: 12")
1022-4 - SOLD
Federal Tilt-Top Candlestand
New England, walnut
Probably original surface - SOLD
The octagonal top with sharply angled undercut edge providing a crisp profile above a turned and carved urn standard raised on well arched spider-leg base.
Excellent condition. (Height: 28"; top: 23.25 x 15".)
704-4 - SOLD
Birch Candle Stand
Old Red Stain...untouched dry surface - SOLD
The cut-corner top above turned column raised on tall spider legs.
Slight cupping to top; minor imperfections...easily restored.
(Height: 28"; top: 17.5 x 13.25".)
714-2 - SOLD
Dished Top Candlestand
Cherry - SOLD
The molded top affixed to shaped cleat above beautifully turned column, raised on spider legs.
Dimensions: 28.25" height, 16.75" top diameter.
903-58 - SOLD
Windsor Adjustable Candle Stand
Dished Adjustable Height Table
Maple...old brown paint - SOLD
As depicted, with adjustable dished-top round shelf; double candle sockets analogous to turned and shaped arm; the threaded cylindrical standard above turned column received by round base with molded edges then raised on bamboo-turned legs. (Height: 40"; top diameter: 15".)
637-43 - SOLD