Antique Curly Maple Candle Stand, Adjustable Height Double Socket Arm
New England, circa 1800
The robust double socket candle arm travels on a turned and flaring standard contuse to a perfectly
proportioned round pedestal raised on tripod feet. Excellent condition; displays good color and patina.
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")
Antique, Kettle Stand, Candle Stand, Early, Original and Rare
Connecticut, circa 1730
Round top with molded edge affixed to shaped cleat by clinched rosehead nails; couple screws
added from underneath later. The turned shaft continuing to octagonal terminus featuring a bell-
shaped finial ending with a small orb. Slab-cut cabriole legs resting on
slipper-like feet…one retaining projecting pad.
(Height: 29"; top diameter: 15.25")
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")
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
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.
Candlestand with Adjustable Height Double Candle Arm, Original Green Paint
New England, Circa 1800 to 1825ish - SOLD
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.
745-125 - SOLD
Cruciform Base Candlestand
Circa 1700 - SOLD
This mixed wood stand features an octagonal top on turned column, raised in slightly arched cruciform base. This table with excellent surface measures 25" high, and the top measures 12 by 12".
424-32 - SOLD
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
Candlestand, Cross Base
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, Old Paint
Circa 1700 to 1740
Birch, original surface history - SOLD
The round top raised on standard featuring an unusual and robust turning vocabulary, and turned drop-finial; the tripod base, which is pegged, also features fully developed robust turnings. See Furniture of the Pilgrim Century by Wallace Nutting, plate 911-913 for a similar table. (Height: 25.75"; top diameter: 12.5")
745-34 - 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
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