03-06-2011 03-06-2011
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2538B Boston
March 6, 2011 11:00 AMCalender

Six Brass and Iron Early Lighting Items

Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2538B Location: Boston Date / Time: March 06, 2011 11:00AM


Six Brass and Iron Early Lighting Items, late 18th/early 19th century, five brass: a candlestick/tinder box with copper handle on the cover, a push-up hogscraper-form candlestick, a Paktong square-based columnar candlestick, a spout lamp with removable cylindrical font with cover issuing a spout with conforming channel drip-catcher on a D-shaped weighted base, and a taper jack with spring-activated pincers supported on a slender shaft and pierced round base with scroll handle, and chain-attached snuffer; and a wrought iron tabletop candlestand with spring-activated candleholder, shaped drip pan, and tripod feet, ht. 2 7/8-11 1/4 in.
Estimate $300-500


conforming channel drip-catcher