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Antique Standing Adjustable Wrought Iron Candle & Rush Holder, Stand
England, circa 1770
Iron and oak…a lovely example


Antique Standing Adjustable Wrought Iron Candle & Rush Holder, Stand
England, circa 1770
Iron and oak…a lovely example, entire view

The two-stage tapering round-to-octagonal standard features a beautiful knop at point of
transition; the rod standard continues to a faceted spear point finial. The candle socket
with downturned rim is tabbed and riveted to drip pan, rush jaw and spring frame are
operational. The oak “X” form base having chamfered edges and ends displays minor losses
caused by nonactive cooties. Overall dark patina, very good condition.
(Base: 12.5" square; Height: 54.5")


Antique Standing Adjustable Wrought Iron Candle & Rush Holder, Stand
England, circa 1770
Iron and oak…a lovely example, detail view 1

Antique Standing Adjustable Wrought Iron Candle & Rush Holder, Stand
England, circa 1770
Iron and oak…a lovely example, detail view 2

Antique Standing Adjustable Wrought Iron Candle & Rush Holder, Stand
England, circa 1770
Iron and oak…a lovely example, detail view 3

Antique Standing Adjustable Wrought Iron Candle & Rush Holder, Stand
England, circa 1770
Iron and oak…a lovely example, base detail 1

Antique Standing Adjustable Wrought Iron Candle & Rush Holder, Stand
England, circa 1770
Iron and oak…a lovely example, base detail 2

$4,150.00

240-248




Antique Standing Adjustable Wrought Iron Candle & Rush Holder, Stand
England, 18th Century


Antique Standing Adjustable Wrought Iron Candle & Rush Holder, Stand
England, 18th Century, entire view

The two-stage round to octagonal rod standard is secured to the base by a large nut;
stem features an incised barrel shape knop at faceted to round transition; stem
continues to an applied, file notched and peened finial. The stem is raised on an arched
tripod base resting on arrow feet. The stand features a tooth edge candle socket within
grease pan, dished rush jaw and spring frame. The entire stand displays an even plumb brown color.
(a one-inch section of grease pan rim is missing…doesn’t distract. H: 46.5”


Antique Standing Adjustable Wrought Iron Candle & Rush Holder, Stand
England, 18th Century, detail view

$3,945.00

240-249




Candlestand, Wrought Iron, Two Light, Adjustable, American, 18th Century


Candlestand, Wrought Iron, Two Light, Adjustable, American, 18th Century

The shaft with circular carrying finial above the tripod base with large penny feet, the iron candle sockets and drip pans on a wrought iron, spring-tension mechanism. The stand displays good color and a smooth surface…guaranteed period. (Height: 36.25")


Candlestand, Wrought Iron, Two Light, Adjustable, American, 18th Century

$2,450.00

413-52




Medieval Wrought Iron Candle Stand,
Hanging & Tabletop, Chair Hook, Decorated Continental,
Perhaps a Monastery, Catholic Related, Likely from a Monastery
JHS for Jesus, hominum salvator, meaning Jesus savior of men


Candlestand, Wrought Iron, Two Light, Adjustable, American, 18th Century

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”)


Candlestand, Wrought Iron, Two Light, Adjustable, American, 18th Century

Candlestand, Wrought Iron, Two Light, Adjustable, American, 18th Century

Candlestand, Wrought Iron, Two Light, Adjustable, American, 18th Century

$1,850.00

424-333




Rush Light with Candle Socket Counterweight, Tabletop, Tripod Base, Spade Feet
Unknown Maker, 18th Century


Antique Iron Rush Light with Candlesocket Counterweight, Tripod Base, 18th Century, angle view 1

(Allover pitting, good color, functioning jaws; H: 8.5"; W: 7")

$1,125

632-55


Antique Iron Rush Light with Candlesocket Counterweight, Tripod Base, 18th Century, angle view 2



Tabletop Turned Mahogany Candlestand, Tidy, Weighted Base, Historic Surface
18th Century; rare square top w/ applied bead, turned column on circular base


Antique Tabletop Turned Mahogany Tidy/Candlestand, 18th Century, angle view

(H: 10.5”, top: 5.5 by 5.75”)

$1,425

492-138


Antique Tabletop Turned Mahogany Tidy/Candlestand, 18th Century, entire view
Antique Tabletop Turned Mahogany Tidy/Candlestand, 18th Century, underside detail
Antique Tabletop Turned Mahogany Tidy/Candlestand, 18th Century, base detail



Brass and Wrought Iron Floor Candle Stand, Massachusetts
18th Century


Brass and Wrought Iron Floor Candle Stand, Massachusetts
18th Century, entire view

Call or email David Hillier at drh@aaawt.com or 978-597-8084.
Dimensions: 66.25" H.

Please Call for Price

843-151


Brass and Wrought Iron Floor Candle Stand, Massachusetts
18th Century, socket detail
Brass and Wrought Iron Floor Candle Stand, Massachusetts
18th Century, shaft detail
Brass and Wrought Iron Floor Candle Stand, Massachusetts
18th Century, plate detail



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


Antique Candle Mold with 24 Pewter Molds in Wooden Frame, By W. Humiston, entire view

(Good original condition, one pewter tip missing; 20 by 18 by 7")

$2,075

1120-46


Antique Candle Mold with 24 Pewter Molds in Wooden Frame, By W. Humiston, angle view



Previous Offerings or Gone to New Homes




Adjustable Candle Holder, Floor Stand, Cruciform Base, America, 18th Century, Original Paint New England…crusty surface is intact; decorated…SOLD


Adjustable Candle Holder, Floor Stand, Cruciform Base, America, 18th Century, entire view

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




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


Antique Floor Standing Adjustable Rush Light with Brass Finial, Circa 1720, entire view

1008-45 - 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


Lighting, Rush Light, Floor Stand, Iron, Original Burl Wood Base
Unknown Maker, 17th or early 18th Century, entire view

(Excellent original condition; H: 38.25")

707-39 - SOLD




Floor Candlestand, Adjustable Screw Post, Original Paint and Surface
New England
18th Century - SOLD


Floor Candlestand, Adjustable Screw Post, Original Paint and Surface
New England
18th Century, entire view

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


Floor Standing Candle and Rush Stand, Wrought Iron
Anonymous, possibly American
18th Century, entire view

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
Anonymous
Early 18th Century - SOLD

Candlestand, Wrought Iron Floor Type, Adjustable, Double Candle Sockets
Anonymous
Early 18th Century, entire view 1
Candlestand, Wrought Iron Floor Type, Adjustable, Double Candle Sockets
Anonymous
Early 18th Century, entire view 2

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




Very Rare
Wrought Iron Floor Candle-Stand
England or France
Circa 1700-25 - SOLD


Very Rare
Wrought Iron Floor Candle-Stand
England or France
Circa 1700-25, entire view

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
Probably Dutch
Circa 1750 - SOLD


Wrought Iron Floor Candle-Stand
Probably Dutch
Circa 1750, entire view

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


Candle Holder and Flambeau Holder, Standing Candle and Rush Holder
Probably Northwestern Europe
17th or 18th Century, entire view

Very good condition, good spring tension.
Dimensions: 24.5" H.

1013-2 - SOLD



If you are interested in buying any of these items, please call (978) 597-8084 or email David Hillier at drh@aaawt.com

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