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Eleven Miniature Brass and Iron Early Lighting Devices

Auction:
2618B
Lot:
47
Sold for:
$1,560$1,300

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2618B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
October 28, 2012 10:00AM

Description:

Eleven Miniature Brass and Iron Early Lighting Devices, 19th century, a square tin and glass candle lantern, an iron and brass hogscraper push-up candlestick, a brass and mosaic glass chamberstick with candlecup and spout, a brass pricket candlestick, three pairs of brass candlesticks: two pairs with faceted and beehive turnings on the shafts with cut-corner square bases and a pair with six-point star bases; and a later brass seven-light candelabra, ht. 1 1/4 to 4 3/4 in.
Estimate $300-500

The mosaic glass chamberstick has some losses, cracks, and loose segments.

Keywords

Brass, Candelabra, Candles, Candlestick, Chemical engineering, Lighting

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