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Painted Tin Candlestick

Auction:
2308
Lot:
137
Sold for:
$750$750

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2308
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
February 19, 2006 11:00AM

Description:

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.
Estimate $400-600

There looks like a few spots of retouch to the shaft. base looks original, scattered areas of paint loss.

Keywords

Margaret Coffin, Candle

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