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Candlestand, Wrought Iron, Floor Standing, Three Sockets, Flambeau
Date/Period: Late 17th to circa 1750


Candlestand, Wrought Iron, Floor Standing, Three Sockets, Flambeau, entire view

Measurement: Height: 38.25"; seat height: 18"; width: 23.75”; depth: 15.5"

Material: Wrought iron

Condition: Displays well, the vestiges of time and use are evident; losses to springs
and tops of sockets. One socket is a very early replacement…double tabbed to arm as
was the 18th century tradition…other than expected overall surface pitting, else a-okay.

Additional Information: A rolled tapered tubular candle socket surmounts the standard
which continues to a cruciform base retaining feet, Height adjustable arm remains
functional.

$675.00

413-53


Candlestand, Wrought Iron, Floor Standing, Three Sockets, Flambeau, base view

Candlestand, Wrought Iron, Floor Standing, Three Sockets, Flambeau, detail view 1

Candlestand, Wrought Iron, Floor Standing, Three Sockets, Flambeau, detail view 2



Antique Candle Wick Trimmer and Douter,
Spring Return Action, Polished Steel
Likely England, Early 19th Century
Scarcely encountered mechanical scissor form trimmer extinguishers


 Antique Candle Wick Trimmer and Douter

(Action sometimes sticks; L: 7.75")

$395

570-467






Antique Lighting, Near Pair of Standing Fat Lamps, Grease Lamps, Trunnion
Likely American, Circa 1775-1830


Antique Lighting, Near Pair of Standing Fat Lamps, Grease Lamps, Trunnion
Likely American, Circa 1775-1830, entire view

Removeable lidded cylindrical font with wick support within domed bottom liner hung
from trunnion mount; ribbed, scrolled and tapering finger pieces on flaring standard
continuing to conical riser within slightly domed rimmed saucer drip pan. These appear
to have been made by the same hand, one lamp is a little larger [and weighted] than the
other. The lamps stand at 8.25" & 8".

$465.00 the pair

171-129




Hog-Scraper Sheet-Iron & Brass Candlestick,
Wedding Band, Push Up, Lip Hanger


Hog-Scraper Sheet-Iron & Brass Candlestick, <br>Wedding Band, Push Up, Lip Hanger

The thumbpiece for push-up marked “JBS”,
ornamented with brass band; 6.5”
Circa 1820-1840


Hog-Scraper Sheet-Iron & Brass Candlestick, <br>Wedding Band, Push Up, Lip Hanger

$415.00

1256-2




Candle Mold, 2-Tapered Tubes


Candle Mold, 2-Tapered Tubes

Tinned Sheet Iron Oval Crimped Pouring Pan Rim, Wire Ring, 10.25” 19th Century


Candle Mold, 2-Tapered Tubes

$160.00

1256-3




Lighting, Tabletop Wrought Iron Rush Holder,
Shaped Thumbpiece Counterweight 18th Century


Candle Mold, 2-Tapered Tubes

This example with tapered jaws standing at 10.5-inches featuring a swelled post on block having canted corners is raised on a well-arched tripod base resting on pad feet. There is an unusual copper disc between post and base…peening has never been disturbed. Nice old color and surface looks to have lived in a damp environment.

$395.00

1256-16




Flintlock Tinder Pistol, Lighter, 18th Century, Birds Head Butt
Wood and iron


Antique Flintlock Tinder Pistol/Lighter with Birds Head Butt, 18th Century, facing right view

(L: 7.5”, H: 4.5”)

$1,345

492-137


Antique Flintlock Tinder Pistol/Lighter with Birds Head Butt, 18th Century, facing left view
Antique Flintlock Tinder Pistol/Lighter with Birds Head Butt, 18th Century, butt detail



Wrought Iron Tabletop Lighting, Flambeau, Side Ring
and Spring Suitable for Rush or Candle
Continental, 17th, or Early 18th Century


Antique Pair of Wrought Iron Tabletop Lightings Pieces, 18th or Early 19th Century, pair view 1

(Very good condition with great patina; H: 13.25”)

$1,400

1012-86


Antique Pair of Wrought Iron Tabletop Lightings Pieces, 18th or Early 19th Century, pair view 2



Title: Antique Tin Candle Sconce, Painted! American
Date/Period: Early 19th Century


Antique Tin Candle Sconce, Painted! American, entire view 1

Measurement: Height: 12.5"; width: 4"; depth: 3.5"

Material: Tinned sheet iron, paint

Condition: Fine and original

Additional Information: Crimped round/arched top, rectangular embossed back having
wire reinforced rolled edges over demilune drip pan facilitating a single tabbed candle
socket with ejection aperture; wire reinforced folded rim. Original apple and forest green
paint in great dry patina.

$2,140.00

1002-329


Antique Tin Candle Sconce, Painted! American, entire view 2

Antique Tin Candle Sconce, Painted! American, entire view 3

Antique Tin Candle Sconce, Painted! American, entire view 4



Title: Antique Tin Candle Sconce
Date/Period: Early 19th Century


Antique Tin Candle Sconce, entire view 1

Measurement: Height: 9.5"; width: 4"; depth: 3"

Material: Tinned sheet iron

Condition: Fine

Additional Information: Crimped arched top, rectangular embossed back having wire
reinforced rolled edges over demilune drip pan base facilitating a single candle socket.

$295.00

SKU: 424-354


Antique Tin Candle Sconce, entire view 2

Antique Tin Candle Sconce, entire view 3



Title: Antique Tin Candle Sconce
Date/Period: Early 19th Century


Antique Tin Candle Sconce, entire view 1

Measurement: Height: 13"; width: 4.5"; depth: 2.75"

Material: Tinned sheet iron

Condition: Good, dry patina

Additional Information: Crimped arched top, rectangular embossed back having wire
reinforced rolled edges over demilune drip pan base facilitating a single candle socket.

$285.00

SKU: 424-353


Antique Tin Candle Sconce, entire view 2

Antique Tin Candle Sconce, entire view 3



Antique Chandelier, Tin, Three Socket
New England, 19th century


Antique Chandelier, Tin, Three Socket
New England, 19th century, entire view 1

The candle sockets withing crimped drip pans on tubular arms continuing to conical
standard having hanging ring with rolled edges. Sockets with crimped edges have
ejection slits. Overall consistent light pitting: one arm was re-soldered at standard.
(Height: 13.25"; diameter: 20")


Antique Chandelier, Tin, Three Socket
New England, 19th century, entire view 2

Antique Chandelier, Tin, Three Socket
New England, 19th century, entire view 3

Antique Chandelier, Tin, Three Socket
New England, 19th century, socket detail

$1,150.00

1283-75




Antique Triple Socket Candle Sconce, Raised Star Back, Hanging Rod for Dowser
American, Possible Pennsylvania, Circa 1830-1870
Tinned sheet iron, crimped and folded border edges, tabbed sockets


Antique Triple Socket Candle Sconce, Raised Star Back, Hanging Rod for Dowser
American, Possible Pennsylvania, Circa 1830-1870
Tinned sheet iron, crimped and folded border edges, tabbed sockets, entire view 1

(Height: 14.5"; width:13.25"; depth: 5")


Antique Triple Socket Candle Sconce, Raised Star Back, Hanging Rod for Dowser
American, Possible Pennsylvania, Circa 1830-1870
Tinned sheet iron, crimped and folded border edges, tabbed sockets, entire view 2

$1,350.00

1256-71




Antique, Candle Sconce, Wall, Tinned Sheet Iron
American, circa 1800-1830


Antique, Candle Sconce, Wall, Tinned Sheet iron
American, circa 1800-1830, entire view 1

Round reflector featuring crimped segments centering repousse dome reflector; candle
socket with crimped rim set within dished drip pan…attached to reflector via tubular
arm. (Excellent condition, retains hanging ring; Height: 10"; width: 9.25"; depth: 5.5")


Antique, Candle Sconce, Wall, Tinned Sheet iron
American, circa 1800-1830, entire view 2

Antique, Candle Sconce, Wall, Tinned Sheet iron
American, circa 1800-1830, entire view 3

$625.00

1221-72




Antique Wrought Iron Tabletop Spring Action Rushlight, Denbighshire Style
Wales, U.K., 19th Century


Antique Wrought Iron Tabletop Spring Action Rushlight, Denbighshire Style 
Wales, U.K., 19th Century, entire view

Displaying very good patina, file-work stem and arm simulating lathe work; spring action
rectangular jaws, D-shape fulcrum hinge above file worked stem raised on graceful tripod legs ending in
flaring flattened pointed feet. For a nearly identical example please see The Rushlight and Related
Holders – A Regional View by Robert Ashley, page 312. (The stem wrought in two pieces joined just
above spring rivet; Height: 11.25")


Antique Wrought Iron Tabletop Spring Action Rushlight, Denbighshire Style 
Wales, U.K., 19th Century, detail view

$675.00

1256-49




Antique Paint Decorated Tin Candle Sconce, Tole Wall Sconce
American, Early 19th Century


Antique Paint Decorated Tin Candle Sconce, Tole Wall Sconce
American, Early 19th Century, entire view

Crimped arched top, single candle socket within half round drip pan
(Height: 13.75"; width: 3.25"; depth: 2.5")


Antique Paint Decorated Tin Candle Sconce, Tole Wall Sconce
American, Early 19th Century, angle view

Antique Paint Decorated Tin Candle Sconce, Tole Wall Sconce
American, Early 19th Century, back view

$1,250.00

1256-45




Antique Betty Lamp, Copper Fat Lamp, Wrought Iron Hanger, with Pick Scraper on Chain
Unknown Maker, 19th Century


Antique Betty Lamp, Copper Fat Lamp, Wrought Iron Hanger, with Pick Scraper on Chain
Unknown Maker, 19th Century, entire view 1

Beautifully constructed, lid hinge knuckles are on inside of lamp; files copper backstrap; flat wrought
iron hanging hook…end of pick is hammered flat to accommodate cleaning wick-tube.
Unfortunately, it is not signed. (Fine condition; height: 5"; width: 3.25"; depth: 4")


Antique Betty Lamp, Copper Fat Lamp, Wrought Iron Hanger, with Pick Scraper on Chain
Unknown Maker, 19th Century, entire view 2

$575.00

1256-55




Candle Sconces, Pair, Tinned Sheet Iron, New Mexico, Circa 1860


Candle Sconces, Pair, Tinned Sheet Iron, New Mexico, Circa 1860

Star shape backs centering scalloped, and punch decorated picture pockets surmounting leaf silhouettes; the candle sockets within floral-form grease-pans soldered to conical cones. (10.5 by 7.75”)

Candle Sconces, Pair, Tinned Sheet Iron, New Mexico, Circa 1860

$850.00

660-33




Candle Sconce, Crimped Circular Top, Demilune Pan, Punched Decoration New England, Circa 1800-1830


Candle Sconce, Crimped Circular Top, Demilune Pan, Punched Decoration

A single [rectangular] tin candle sconce, tall pierced punch-decorated [argyle] panel having crimped (folded) edges, crimped crests, and demilune dished pan with single candleholder. (Height:13” ; width: 3.75"; depth: 2 5/8")

Candle Sconce, Crimped Circular Top, Demilune Pan, Punched Decoration

Candle Sconce, Crimped Circular Top, Demilune Pan, Punched Decoration

Candle Sconce, Crimped Circular Top, Demilune Pan, Punched Decoration

Candle Sconce, Crimped Circular Top, Demilune Pan, Punched Decoration

$495.00

1256-15



Title: Sand Weighted Adjustable Candlestand, Candle Jack, For Shop, Home or Office
Date/Period: Early 19th Century SOLD


Sand Weighted Adjustable Candlestand, Candle Jack, For Shop, Home or Office, entire view 1

Measurement: Height: 30.5"; width: 10.5"; base diameter: 6.75"

Material: Rolled tinned sheet iron

Condition: Dent to conical bae, else fine, displays well

Additional Information: Unusual oxbow wire reinforced rolled edge flat spring traveling
device attached to conforming horizontal arm featuring a pair of crimped drip pans
containing folded rim nozzles having candle stub ejection apertures. The conical sand
weighted 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.
Original condition, good patina.

SOLD

997-39


Sand Weighted Adjustable Candlestand, Candle Jack, For Shop, Home or Office, entire view 2

Sand Weighted Adjustable Candlestand, Candle Jack, For Shop, Home or Office, sockets detail

Sand Weighted Adjustable Candlestand, Candle Jack, For Shop, Home or Office, base view 1

Sand Weighted Adjustable Candlestand, Candle Jack, For Shop, Home or Office, base view 2



Title: Candle Mold, Tin, 12 Tubes, Signed: GILBRETH
American
Date/Period: 1780-1820


Candle Mold, Tin, 12 Tubes, Signed: GILBRETH American, entire view 1

Measurement: Height: 11.5”, 8.25 by 4”

Material: Tin over sheet iron

Condition: Dings and dents

Additional Information: Folded, lapped, and soldered construction; 12 tapered molds.
The wire-reinforced, crimped, and tapered handle embossed with maker or owner’s
name: R. Gilbreth.

$475.00

492-219


Candle Mold, Tin, 12 Tubes, Signed: GILBRETH American, entire view 2



Pair, Gimbled Kettle Lamps, Fat Lamps on Stands, Grease, Lard
Date/Period: 19th Century


Pair, Gimbled Kettle Lamps, Fat Lamps on Stands, Grease, Lard, entire view

Measurement: Height: 11.25"; base diameter: 5"

Material: Sheet, wrought and drawn iron

Condition: Fine, original

Additional Information: A seldomly seen pair of finely wrought lamps featuring a
thumbpiece allowing adjustment of canting…and gimbled so the position of reservoir
has no effect on level of fuel.

$925.00 the pair

314-71


Pair, Gimbled Kettle Lamps, Fat Lamps on Stands, Grease, Lard, detail view 1

Pair, Gimbled Kettle Lamps, Fat Lamps on Stands, Grease, Lard, detail view 2

Pair, Gimbled Kettle Lamps, Fat Lamps on Stands, Grease, Lard, base view



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")

$925

632-55


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



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



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


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