Previous Offerings or Gone to New Homes
Antique Candle Sconce, Tinned Sheet Iron, Triple Sockets
American, Circa 1830 - SOLD
A rectangular form with vertical orientation, three candle sockets with ejection slits
within bracketed pan having folded front edge. The back is decorated with simple
arched branches emanating from a single stem. The surface is very interesting with
traces of thinning paint, natural stippling and oxidized color.
(Height: 16.25"; width: 12"; depth: 3")
Chandelier, Double Cone Finial on Tapered Column, Six Candle Nozzles - SOLD
American, Unknown Maker, Early 19th Century
Chandelier, tinned sheet iron, top tier featuring three nozzles with folded rims and
ejection slits within bobeches having molded edges… on crimped and scrolled arms with
wire reinforced edges. A most unusual lower tier consisting of three dished grease pans, each
with folded rim and a single nozzle as previously described. Original wrought iron hanging hook.
(Height: 22.5", diameter: 18")
Antique Combination Hanging & Tabletop Shop Light, Parts Tray, Chandelier
New England, circa 1830
Tinned sheet iron - SOLD
A most unusual possibly unique lighting device featuring a pair of candle sockets within crimped grease
pans cantilevered off the ovule fitted box [parts box] having conical base for tabletop use. Likely created
for shop use, perhaps a cobbler. Excellent original condition.
(Height: 39.25"; width: 16.5"; depth: 7.25")
Antique Chandelier, 20 Candle Sockets, Two Tier, Original Red Painted Surface
Unknown Maker, Circa 1780
A wonderful rarity in best surface…rarely, if ever, presented on today’s market - SOLD
Robustly turned standard supporting twenty scrolled wire arms featuring turned wood
knops; each candle socket within crimped drip pan.
(Partial loss to drop finial; Height: 23.25"; diameter: 24")
Antique Candle Lantern, Copper, Mica
Unknown maker, Circa 1860
Bulbous form, pierced drafting, carrying Handle, single candle nozzle - SOLD
An unusual form having mica windows; removable base facilitates the single
candle socket; lovely verdigris surface dry patina.
A Pair of French Hunting Horn (Style) Brass Wall Candle Sconces
Second Half of 19th Century; A decorator’s delight - SOLD
Period Betty Lamp, Fat or Grease Lamp, Tiny
Miniature Example, Twisted Spike Hanger
Likely Am, unknown maker, c 1770-1830 - SOLD
Antique, Two Light Cut Glass Candle Sconces, Brass Arms, Nozzles & Drip Pans
England, Early to Mid-18th C. - SOLD
A rare and desirable pair of shaped glass wall sconces featuring cut decoration and
ground edges; the glass is mounted on conforming wood backs having wrought iron
straps designed for hanging. Brass cup fittings with drop finials piercing the glass
receive the scrolled brass arms that accommodate a pair of nozzles above cast and
turned drip pans. At onetime these were electrified as evidenced by tiny apertures in
nozzles and drip pans that do not distract. For similar examples see English Looking
Glasses – A Study of the Glass, Frames and Makers (1670-1820)
by Geoffrey Wills, page 112, plate 120.
1164-7 - SOLD
Tin Chandelier, Simple and Elegant Four-light with Crimped Reflectors, New Hampshire, 1820s
Mason, New Hampshire
The cone-shaped standard gently tapering to hanging ring; four reflectors on horizontal tubular rods above four wire arms fitted with crimped drip-pans, each with single candle socket having candle stub ejection slits. This chandelier is identical to a pair by the same maker that was used in the Mason, New Hampshire Baptist church built in 1827.
Literature: Lighting in America by Lawrence S. Cooke, page 532, figure 8.
(Height: 14.25”, width: 22.25”.)
997-31 - SOLD
Silver Altar Lamp, Chancel Lamp, C. Brower, Utrecht, Holland, 17th Century
Hallmarked, Engraved - SOLD
Just in; please call or email David
(Very Good condition)
1012-79 - SOLD
Chandelier, Wrought Iron Six Branch, Finial Depicting Head of Woman
England, 18th Century
Rare trammel type, less expensive than brass during the period - SOLD
Wrought iron hook supporting an adjustable ratchet shaft with a finial depicting a head of a woman, and six wrought arms with candle sockets and shallow round drip pans
Literature: A closely related example is illustrated in Fire & Light in the Home Pre-1820, by John Caspall, 1987, p. 252, plate 570. (Generally very good, as expected, even and light surface pitting; scattered surface rust; will clean nicely with oil. Height with ratchet extended is approximately 38.25"; closed: 29"; diameter: 21.75")
1024-3 - SOLD
19th Century Six Light Chandelier of Conical Form, Tinned Sheet Iron
Likely New England, Circa 1800 to 1830
Six Candle Sockets on Grease Pans - SOLD
Six candle-sockets with drip-pans on gracefully scrolled arms soldered to conical post/body with slightly domed top.
(H: 13”, diameter: 32”)
1202-4 - SOLD
Paint Decorated Pierced Tin Plate Candle Lantern with Glass Door, Crimped Smoke Bell
Featuring rectangular door lite, wonderful paint and intricate piercing; star theme - SOLD
(15 by 9”)
492-153 - SOLD
French Antique Tole Peinte Chandelier, Four Light Hanging Fixture
Circa 1900 - SOLD
(Painted surface is restored, scattered small chips and cracks to glass; this was electrified and will need attention; H: 36”, diameter: 18”)
270-123 - SOLD
Tin Lantern, Round, Conical Foot, Pierced, Punched and Compressed Chimney
18th or Early 19th Century; Fluted Roof, Ring Handle - SOLD
Folk art and utility combined; pair of glazed doors with scalloped bezels, punched decoration forming concentric circles ornamenting the sides. The peg-form single candle nozzle is within a large crimped oval drip pan that conforms to round body. Please call for full description, and/or enthusiastic discussion. (18 by 7”)
492-158 - SOLD
Coach Lamp, Fire Steamer, Side Marker, Red Etched Panel, De Voursney Bros.
New York, 19th Century, impressed makers mark
Three beveled lenses, one ruby panel reading "3", original burner, eagle finial - SOLD
(Very good condition including glass; H: 20")
176-168 - SOLD
Pendant Candle Holder, Double Socket, Adjustable Trammel, Hand Forged
18th Century, Rectangular Pan - SOLD
(As expected, some light pitting and surface rust; minimum L: 20.5", maximum L: 32")
424-200 - SOLD
Chandeliers, Pair, Tinned Sheet Iron, Wire and Green Paint
American, Early 19th Century
Purportedly From a Maine Meeting House - SOLD
A pair of tin chandeliers having lapped and soldered joints; double cone shaped finals are attached to tubular center element terminated by a matching drop finals at base. The graceful scrolled wire arms extending from the center; candle sockets with candle ejecting slits and folded rims soldered to crimp edge bobeche; each bobeche with soldered ferrule facilitating attachment to arm. The old green paint appears to be original. (H: 49.5"; W at widest point: 27.5")
405-8 - SOLD
Pair of Handsome Sheet Brass Wall Sconces, Seventeenth Century, Great Surface
As found in England and the Netherlands (probably Dutch)
Repousse decoration, cast pillars, double sockets impressed with tulips - SOLD
This pair said to have been purchased at a flea market in Amsterdam
See: Domestic Metalwork 1640-1820 by Gentle and Field, pp., 199, no. 7; also The Art of Pilgrim Century Furniture (1620-1720) by Francis Barrett, page 32.
(H: 15"; W: 8"; drip-pan D: 4")
424-191 - SOLD
Figural Brass Trammel, Ratchet Mechanism in Form of Bird Head, Engraved
Possibly French Lamp Crane (fleur dis lis)
18th Century - SOLD
Fine original condition (L: 14.5-19.5")
605-88 - SOLD
Extension Candleholder, Wrought Iron, Single Nozzle, Grease pan
Often mounted on workbenches or desks - SOLD
Dimensions: 19.5" H, 6.75" minimum arm L, 21.75" maximum arm L.
706-15 - SOLD
Candle Sconces, Tinned Plate, Gothic, Great Surface
17th or 18th Century - SOLD
Candle socket and drip pan tabbed as is short supporting arm; embossed ornament scrolled at base. (H: 17.5"; W: 4.5"; D: 3.25")
497-93 - SOLD
Hanging Hall Candle Lamp, Suspension, Candle Lamp, Smoke Bell
America or England
Stamped and cast brass furniture mounts - SOLD
A free blown engraved and etched colorless glass hall lantern with smoke-bell having folded rim edge; brass mounts display scrolled leaves. A turn of the finial beneath the shade allows for insertion of peg lamp or candle.
593-54 - SOLD
New England Chandelier
Circa 1780-1810 - SOLD
An absolutely correct example...sheet iron with lapped and soldered joints. Eight curved arms extending from central joint; flattened ends support the folded rim candle sockets with double tabs piercing the crimped bobeches...folded and soldered secure. Complete with period candles. (Height: 13-inches; diameter: 19-inches.)
201-112 - SOLD
An Outstanding Punch-Work Tin and Copper Candler Sconce
New Mexican folk art at its best
19th Century - SOLD
An inspired highly decorated work consisting of thirty-eight pieces of punch-decorated tinned sheet- iron and a domed copper disc at the center of star; single candle socket with scalloped bobeche. Nice patina. Very good condition with minor rust as depicted; one tin disk sweated. (Height: 20.5 inches; width: 14 inches; depth: 4.5 inches.) Literature: Early Lighting, compiled and Published by the Rushlight Club, page 31; plate 3-54.
766-5 - SOLD
Rolled, tinned sheet iron and brass
Early 19th Century - SOLD
The conical center post with hanging device features three brass reflectors; large drip pan with rolled edges...with three candle sockets.
Dimensions: 13.5-inches high, 9.5-inch diameter.
745-13 - SOLD
Candle Sconces, Matched Set of Four, Original Oyster White Paint
New England, found in Maine, old meeting house (13.25 by 15")
Country, unusual triangle shape, each with three nozzles on crimped pans - SOLD
958-15 - SOLD
Extendable Candleholder, Wrought Iron, Jointed Arm, Pricket for Stub
Anonymous, blacksmith made
Offering maximum flexibility of the single candle light source - SOLD
Depicted is a very rare wall or bench mounting wrought iron elbow-jointed, single-socket candleholder with pricket.
The nozzles' engaged tabs pierce the grease-pan as does the pricket which is peened on the underside. The swelled middle sections of the arms are centered by tapering ends whose terminuses are the devices discoidal pivoting joints.
(Extended L: 18.5"; diameter of drip-pan: 3.5")
706-12 - SOLD
Chandelier, Six Socket, Candle, Tinned Sheet Iron
19th Century - SOLD
Six candle-sockets with drip-pans on scrolled arms soldered to conical post/body.
(Dimensions: 30" diameter.)
834-1 - SOLD
Tabletop Fluid Lamp, Three Tier, Thirteen Reservoirs and Burners
Sheet Iron - SOLD
Each lamp with slightly dished drip-pan; extremely minor repairs and imperfections (H: 24.25"; diameter: 13.75")
745-75 - SOLD