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Candle Sticks, Pricket | Candlesticks, Tinder Lighters
Wall and Ceiling Lighting | Floor Candle Stands and Jacks
Tin, Iron Lighting | Lanterns, Barn, Railroad, Skating Lamps and Lanterns



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Marquetry Lamp
Date/Period: First half 20th Century


Marquetry Lamp, entire view

Measurement: height: 22"; width: 9"; depth: 9"

Material: Mixed woods

Condition: Very good

Additional Information: A scarcely encountered pyramidal lamp base continuing to the
turned wood standard and brass fittings that facilitating electric light bulb socket. Finely
mitered and joined case.

$975.00

1079-36


Marquetry Lamp, entire view 2

Marquetry Lamp, entire view 3



Candle Lantern
Date/Period: Circa 1780-1800


Candle Lantern, entire view

Measurement: 15.5” x 5.75” x 5.75”

Material: Sheet iron

Condition: Good

Additional Information: Rare hanging lantern with a single candle socket and 2 tier
graduated circular pierced chimney with carrying ring above a tubular frame joining
glazed panels. It rests on conical feet. The hinged door retains its original wire latch.

$1,425.00

997-29


Candle Lantern, entire view



Early American Candle Lantern, Wood Frame, Glazed, Tin Socket & Drip Pan
Date/Period: 1825-1840


Early American Candle Lantern, Wood Frame, Glazed, Tin Socket & Drip Pan, entire view 1

Measurement: Height: 12.75"; width: 6.75"; depth: 6.75"

Material: White walnut (butternut), tinned sheet iron, glass

Condition: Very good, original glass and surface; two small trivial losses to glass at top
that do not distract. Dry patina; displays beautifully.

Additional Information: A barn/privy lantern displaying a great surface…the wire bail
handle centering pierced chimney vent under the domed sheet iron heat/spark shield;
chamfered top edges, projecting molded base …the chamfered corner posts are
mortised top and bottom and are secured by iron pins. The door with canted edges is of
mortise, tenon and wood peg joinery; door hangs from original butt hinges A most
interesting removeable single sheet iron candle socket having an integral waisted drip
pan is within [made like a peg lamp post].

$1,725.00

1256-87


Early American Candle Lantern, Wood Frame, Glazed, Tin Socket & Drip Pan, entire view 2

Early American Candle Lantern, Wood Frame, Glazed, Tin Socket & Drip Pan, entire view 3

Early American Candle Lantern, Wood Frame, Glazed, Tin Socket & Drip Pan, entire view 4



Dome Top Candle Lantern
Date/Period: Early 19th Century


Dome Top Candle Lantern, entire view

Measurement: 13.25” x 7.25” x 5.75”

Material: Tin

Condition: Very good, a small dimple to base of door mentioned for accuracy

Additional Information: New England, glazed, ribbed, pierced and chisel cut.
Demilune back with finely made door, handle with rolled edges. The glazed panel in
front lifts to access a single candle socket with clinched tabs

$675.00

997-34


Dome Top Candle Lantern, entire view 2



Pair of Round Candle Sconces, Concentric Circles, Mirror Centers
American
Date/Period: 1800-1830


Pair of Round Candle Sconces, Concentric Circles, Mirror Centers American, entire view 1

Measurement: Height: 9"; width: 8"; depth: 6.5"

Material: Tinned sheet iron, mirrored glass

Condition: The arm supporting one drip pan resoldered, silvering loss to one mirror,
else fine.

Additional Information: Crimped edge surrounding dished pan containing a crimped
and molded ring centering a small mirror. The dished dip pans are also crimped.

$895.00

492-235


Pair of Round Candle Sconces, Concentric Circles, Mirror Centers American, entire view 2

Pair of Round Candle Sconces, Concentric Circles, Mirror Centers American, entire view 3



Antique Candle Lantern, New England
Date/Period: Circa 1800-1835 - SOLD


Antique Candle Lantern, New England, entire view 1

Measurement: Overall height: 16.75"; width: 5.75"; depth: 5.5"

Material: Tinned sheet iron and glass

Condition: Fine original condition, very good patina

Additional Information: Two-tier pierced chimney; carrying ring above crimped
dome…tapered and pierced top section on domed shoulder above lower pierced
chimney section above square glazed case featuring columnar corners continuing to
pewter ball feet…the tops with conforming finials; single candle socket with ejection slit
is tabbed. Three lights retaining original glass; the sheet iron door having wire
reinforced rolled edges is hung from fabulous, tapered sheet iron hinges conforming to
tubular corner posts. The door is strengthened and ornaments by an embossed
rectangle, triple molded banding centering an “X” that fills center.
The base is pierced for drafting…the exceptional example was at onetime electrified as
evidenced by a 3/8” piercing conforming to top piercing to facilitate wire (does not
distract). Fine construction, exceptional example.

SOLD

424-359


Antique Candle Lantern, New England, entire view 2

Antique Candle Lantern, New England, entire view 3



Student Lamp, Functions as a Bracket Lamp, Student Lamp, Study Lamp
Likely Rochester, NY, C.F. Spencer, or Possibly H.H. Barnard & G.V. Hanna
Date/Period: Circa 1879 - SOLD


Student Lamp, Functions as a Bracket Lamp, Student Lamp, Study Lamp Likely Rochester, NY, C.F. Spencer, or Possibly H.H. Barnard & G.V. Hanna, entire view

Measurement: Overall height: 18”, height to top of burner: 11”

Material: Brass

Condition: Very good

Additional Information: This lamp may be hung on the wall by pulling the collar under
tank downward facilitating in releasing the hinge action; within the base is a wall-
hanging device…hang the domed circular base on wall…position the tank at right angle.

SOLD

424-325


Student Lamp, Functions as a Bracket Lamp, Student Lamp, Study Lamp Likely Rochester, NY, C.F. Spencer, or Possibly H.H. Barnard & G.V. Hanna, detail view



Strike-a-Light Tinder Box, Candle Holder
New England, Circa 1770 to 1830 - SOLD


Antique Strike a Light Tinder Box with Candle Holder, New England, Circa 1770, entire view

The tall socket with ejector-slit mounted on the cover of drum-shaped tinderbox that holds a flint (steel). Nice color; (H: 3.5"; diameter: 4")

SOLD

424-287




Colorless Blown Glass Sparking Lamp
Unknown Maker, 19th Century


Colorless Blown Glass Sparking Lamp
Unknown Maker, 19th Century, entire view

Diminutive pontilled fluid lamp of globular form on circular base having brass collar and
tapered camphene burner retaining partial snuffer on chain. Approximately 25% of
trumpet shaped tip of snuffer has worn away, else fine. Height including burner: 4”.

$95.00

110-772




Antique Candle Lantern, Triangular Folding Lamp, Mica Windows, Camping, Parade, Skating
Unknown Maker, circa 1880-1900


Antique Candle Lantern, Triangular Folding Lamp, Mica Windows, Camping, Parade, Skating 
Unknown Maker, circa 1880-1900, entire view 1

Folds flat, spring loaded candle tube serves as handle; can be hung from chain, there is a flat belt hook on solid side
suggesting a camper’s lantern. The japanned surface and mica windows remain in good condition. (7.5" x 3.5")
A related lamp was patented March 31,1885 by J.H.J. Ronner; Folding Torch Candle Lantern dated March 31,
1885, US Patent Number 314,725


Antique Candle Lantern, Triangular Folding Lamp, Mica Windows, Camping, Parade, Skating 
Unknown Maker, circa 1880-1900, entire view 2

Antique Candle Lantern, Triangular Folding Lamp, Mica Windows, Camping, Parade, Skating 
Unknown Maker, circa 1880-1900, entire view 3

Antique Candle Lantern, Triangular Folding Lamp, Mica Windows, Camping, Parade, Skating 
Unknown Maker, circa 1880-1900, folded view

$285.00

1284-1




Brass Skaters Lamp, Hurricane Lantern, Finger Lamp, Engraved Shade
Manhattan Brass Company (1868 to 1880)
Pierced Cone, Patented Dec. 24th 1867
Engraved and frosted shade, Royal Lackey


Brass Skaters Lamp, Hurricane Lantern, Finger Lamp, Engraved Shade

Brass lamp in old oxidized surface, the shade is engraved and frosted; "Royal Lackey" centered by leafy wreath; the other side features a high mans boot.
The lamp style is pictured with a period advertisement in Lamps III by Catherine Thuro; pp. 214 and 215, figures a and b. This 7.5" lamp is in good condition; some verdigris on base, minor imperfections' limited to base as is often the case.

$575

110-492


Brass Skaters Lamp, Hurricane Lantern, Finger Lamp, Engraved Shade
Brass Skaters Lamp, Hurricane Lantern, Finger Lamp, Engraved Shade
Brass Skaters Lamp, Hurricane Lantern, Finger Lamp, Engraved Shade




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