Medieval Wrought Iron Candle Stand,
Hanging & Tabletop, Chair Hook, Decorated
Perhaps a Monastery, Catholic Related, Likely from a Monastery
JHS for Jesus, hominum salvator, meaning Jesus savior of men
The onion shape top with hanger on reverse over flat upright; three candle sockets centering four-prong pricket raised on tripod base. Winged angels centering JIS, full coverage chisel and file-work decoration; very nice color and patina.
(Height: 10.5”, width: 5.5”)
Betty lamp, Ipswich Type, Tin Lamp and Tidy with Wick Pick, Pan Base
Likely Eastern United States, Circa 1800-1830
The tin grease lamp retains wick pick, hanger and wick tube; the sheet iron hinged access lid was cut to create aperture facilitating wick tube; maker created a rolled ornament as seen behind the tube. Lamp rests on crimped shelf raised on tubular post and is received by flared cone within base; tapered carrying handle. Good surface and patina, excellent original condition. The Rushlight Club attributes the origin of a combination tin Betty lamp with matching or fitted tin tidy to the Ipswich area of Massachusetts. See Early Lighting, A Pictorial Guide, The Rushlight Club, 1979, page 43. Figure 4-31. (Stand diameter: 6"; height: 8"; Betty Light: 6.5" x 5" x 3")
1256-1 - SOLD
Candle Dipping Frame; or other process like curing
Chestnut, Finely Made and Joined, Chamfered Edges, Graduated Wire Arms, Clinched Hanging Device, Mortise and Tenon, Unknown Maker, Eighteenth or Early Nineteenth Century
(W: 16”, H: 7”)
Adjustable Candle Holder, Floor Stand, Cruciform Base, America, 18th Century, Original Paint
New England…crusty surface is intact; decorated…SOLD
The cross base with octagonal standard continuing to round post; robustly turned slide arm supporting two candle sockets. Provenance: George Arons, 1971.
(Likely had a small finial…long gone; evidence of ancient beetle munch to underside of base, absolutely not active or punky; height: 44"; arm: 11"; base; 13 x 13")
413-45 - SOLD
Rush Light with Candle Socket Counterweight, Tabletop, Tripod Base, Spade Feet
Unknown Maker, 18th Century
(Allover pitting, good color, functioning jaws; H: 8.5"; W: 7")
Sand Weighted Adjustable Candlestand, For Shop of Office, Adjustable Arm
19th Century; nozzle within crimped pan features a candle stub ejection slit
The conical-base with low center of gravity was nearly impossible to knock over which was a great benefit to fire safety within shops and offices for which they were designed.
(Good Condition; dings and creases; please call for full description. 29.5 by 10”)
Tabletop Turned Mahogany Candlestand, Tidy, Weighted Base, Historic Surface
18th Century; rare square top w/ applied bead, turned column on circular base
(H: 10.5”, top: 5.5 by 5.75”)
Brass and Wrought Iron Floor Candle Stand, Massachusetts
Call or email David Hillier at email@example.com or 978-597-8084.
Dimensions: 66.25" H.
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Candle Mold, Rack, 24 Pewter Molds, Wood Frame, Maker Signed, 3 Wick Rods
Stenciled: W. (Willis) Humiston Maker / Troy, New York / Warranted
Active 1840 to 1860
Pine and cherry, dovetail bench joinery, original thinning red wash
(Good original condition, one pewter tip missing; 20 by 18 by 7")
Previous Offerings or Gone to New Homes
Floor Standing Adjustable Rush Light, Candle Socket Counterweight, Brass Finial
Unknown Maker, Circa 1720
Wrought iron, strap work base, spring-adjusted robust brass finial, H: 47” - SOLD
1008-45 - SOLD
Hurricane Shade, Ornamented with Enameled American Shield and Eagle
Unknown Maker, 19th Century - SOLD
Large blown glass baluster form with folded foot, encircled by roughed bands, the frosted center ornamented with enameled eagle surmounting American shield centered by a cluster of oak leaves and acorns. The opposite side festooned by fruited (plums) branches and leaves; top frosted-band features a concentric ring of leafy decoration. A similar decorative treatment of an oil lamp may be found within American Glass 1760 - 1930, The Toledo Museum of Art by Kenneth M. Wilson, page 338; catalog number 425. (Some thinning to enamel with all else fine, H: 22", diameter: 8.25")
505-128 - SOLD
Lighting, Rush Light, Floor Stand, Iron, Original Burl Wood Base
Unknown Maker, 17th or early 18th Century
Scrolling snail like counterweight, twist work and filing, plumb brown color - SOLD
(Excellent original condition; H: 38.25")
707-39 - SOLD
Floor Candlestand, Adjustable Screw Post, Original Paint and Surface
18th Century - SOLD
The adjustable arm with two sockets on turned screw-post continuing to chamfered square pedestal raised on turned and canted tripod-feet.
(H: 35.25; arm L: 12.5")
336-112 - SOLD
Floor Standing Candle and Rush Stand, Wrought Iron
Anonymous, possibly American
18th Century - SOLD
A rush light holder with candle-socket counterweight having adjustable shaped box-spring featuring two tool-hooks; the arched and footed base wrought of two pieces of iron is pierced by the square standard with chamfered edges; the round shaft continuing to robust brass finial. (H: 47")
336-111 - SOLD
Candlestand, Wrought Iron Floor Type, Adjustable, Double Candle Sockets
Early 18th Century - SOLD
The stand with brass final above adjustable cross arm with boxed friction springs, facilitating adjustment; featuring a pair of sheet iron sockets above drip-pans; raised on arched tripod legs resting on large penny feet. Dimensions: 42.5" H.
605-74 - SOLD
Wrought Iron Floor Candle-Stand
England or France
Circa 1700-25 - SOLD
A fine candle stand with a rooster finial above a rush light and single candle socket on bobeche; mounted on adjustable bracket decorated with Fleur-de-lis raised on wrought stand continuing to cruciform base.
Literature: Antique Brass Candlesticks 1450-1750 by John Robert Grove, page 121; no. 153. (46-inches.)
843-48 - SOLD
Wrought Iron Floor Candle-Stand
Circa 1750 - SOLD
The urn-like final on compressed ball above knop "raised up" and turned as part of the shaft raised on cyma-form legs terminated by large round feet. The single brass tulip-form candle socket on brass bobeche mounted on adjustable bracket. Great color and fine original condition. (58.25-inches.)
605-22 - SOLD
Candle Holder and Flambeau Holder, Standing Candle and Rush Holder
Probably Northwestern Europe
17th or 18th Century
Wrought iron - SOLD
Very good condition, good spring tension.
Dimensions: 24.5" H.
1013-2 - SOLD