Chandelier, Double Cone Finial on Tapered Column, Six Candle Nozzles
American, Unknown Maker, Early 19th Century - SOLD
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")
Tin Chandelier, Simple and Elegant Four-light with Crimped Reflectors, New Hampshire, 1820s
Mason, New Hampshire - SOLD
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
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
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
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
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
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
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