Measurement: Height: 28.75"; base diameter: 6.125"
Material: Tinned sheet iron, original green paint
Condition: Good, typical dry patina, scattered paint losses, displays well
Additional Information: The round 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. The triple candle sockets are a rare feature
affording luminous intensity.
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")
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")
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")
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.
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.)
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.)
Very good condition, good spring tension.
Dimensions: 24.5" H.
1013-2 - SOLD
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