Painted Tin Candlestick
- Sold for:
- American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2308
- Date / Time :
- February 19, 2006 11:00AM
Painted Tin Candlestick, America, early 19th century, cylindrical candle cup with everted rim, pushup lever mounted on a square domed base, painted black, the base with green and yellow leaf decoration on the corners, and a yellow wavy line border, ht. 5 1/8, base dia. 5 3/4 in.
Literature: A similar candlestick is illustrated in The History & Folklore of American Country Tinware, by Margaret Coffin, p. 176.
There looks like a few spots of retouch to the shaft. base looks original, scattered areas of paint loss.