10-28-2012 10-28-2012
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2618B Boston
October 28, 2012 10:00 AMCalender
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Eleven Miniature Brass and Iron Early Lighting Devices

$1,560$1,300
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.