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Toleware Candle Box CB2
Toleware Candle Box CB2
Original, quality mid to late 19th century cylindrical wall mounted tin candle storage tube with a hinged flap lid and hasp, two wall mounting plates and the original decorated finish. One small hole to the lid, otherwise complete and in super condition.

14.5" long.

Body 4.25" diam.

6" tall including mounting plates.

 
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Price: 135.00


Candle Reading Lamp CL82
Original, quality 1920's nickel plated adjustable candle reflector reading lamp. This example has a circular base, a lift-off cowl reflector and a sprung-loaded self-adjusting candle. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost with no dents and no sign of ever being used. An original candle the correct size is fitted and all is complete and in good and working order.

Base 5" diam.

Reflector front 4.25" diam.

Lowest 12.5".

Tallest 16.25".

 
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Price: 156.00


Candle Reading Lamp CL82



Brass Candle Reading Lamp CL81
Brass Candle Reading Lamp CL81
Original, quality 1920's all brass candle reflector reading lamp. This example has a circular base, a lift-off cowl reflector and a sprung loaded self adjusting candle. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order, originally nickel plated.

14.25" tall.

4.75" base diam.

Cowl 3.75" wide plus 5.25" tall.

 
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Price: 95.00


Pair of Brass Gothic Dragon Candle Wall Brackets CL75
Original, quality, pair of late 19th century, probably continental, cast brass candle wall brackets. This super pair have "Gothic" dragons supporting the candle sconces. The back plates are decorated with leaves and each have one screw hole and a fixed plate for mounting, permitting the Dragons to swivel left or right. All has been fully overhauled, polished and lacquered, although the lacquer can be removed at no extra cost. Complete and in good and working order.

When flat 11" x 6" x 2.5", on wall back plate 5.25" x 3" and 10.5" front to back.

 
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Price: 300.00


Pair of Brass Gothic Dragon Candle Wall Brackets CL75



Cast Iron Grisset CM2
Cast Iron Grisset CM2
Original, quality mid 19th century cast iron Grisset bowl in the form of a Tortoise Shell on four legs. The purpose of a grisset is to catch the drips of animal and bird fat whilst roasting on an open fire. A part peeled rush was then drawn through the fat as it cools down to form a rushlight. Cleaned and waxed and complete and in good order.

3.25" tall x 8" x 5.5".

 
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Price: 230.00


Pair of Barlows Patent Brass Candlesticks CS235
Original, quality pair of late 19th century brass candlesticks with a patent adjustable grip and release system for the candlesticks. These most unusual examples have a twist control below the top marked "Barlow's Patent" and are the first we have seen. The undersides on the shaped bases are impressed "285" in a script and all has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Complete and in good and working order.

9.5" tall x bases 5" diam.

 
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Price: 300.00


Pair of Barlows Patent Brass Candlesticks CS235



Wrought Iron Hogscraper Candlestick CS234
Wrought Iron Hogscraper Candlestick CS234
Original, quality mid to late 19th century tinsmith made tin candlestick with a circular base a tubular stem with an internal slide ejector and a sconce to the top to catch the drips. All original just cleaned and lacquered and complete and in good and working order.

7" tall.

4" base diam.

 
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Price: 135.00


Tall Ebony Candlestick CS231
Original, quality late 19th century large single ebony candlestick with a brass sconce for removing the spent candle. This most unusual example, the first we have seen has been turned out of one solid piece of ebony and is complete and in superb order. The brass has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost.

12.5" tall.

Base 5" diam.

Top 2.5" diam.

 
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Price: 135.00


Tall Ebony Candlestick CS231



Single 18th Century Seamed Brass Candlestick CS230
Single 18th Century Seamed Brass Candlestick CS230
Original, quality 18th century brass candlestick with a raised square base with canted corners and a seamed stem and top. A very clean period brass candlestick with a good colour to the underside and minor damage to the centre of the stem otherwise complete and in good and working order.

7" tall.

Base 4" square.

 
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Price: 78.00


Pair of Tall Brass Art Nouveau Candlesticks CS226
Original, quality 1920's cast brass 15.5" tall candlestick with an 'Art Nouveau form with shaped stems mounted on circular bases and wide drip pans to the top with candle holders. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order.

Total height 15.5".

Bases 4.75" diam.

 
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Price: 185.00


Pair of Tall Brass Art Nouveau Candlesticks CS226



Twin Branch Brass Candelabra with Parrot CS225
Twin Branch Brass Candelabra with Parrot CS225
Original, quality circa 1900, cast brass twin branch brass candelabra with a Cockatoo perched upon a spherical perch mounted on the top of the centre column. The bird is chained from its beak to the sphere, each branch has a candle holder with a wavy-edged brass sconce and the tapered central post is mounted on a circular plinth with a beaded outer rim. All has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and is complete and in good and working order. Probably continental.

9.75" tall x 9" wide x 4.25" base diam.

 
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Price: 385.00


Pair of Brass Candlesticks CS219
Original, quality pair of early 19th century pink cast brass candlesticks with tapered square stems on square pyramidal shaped bases with a beaded decoration. The internal push rod candle ejectors are replacements made to suit and all has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Complete and in good and working order.

10.75" tall x 4.25" square at bases.

 
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Price: 125.00


Pair of Brass Candlesticks CS219



Pair of Square Brass Candlesticks CS216
Pair of Square Brass Candlesticks CS216
Original, quality pair of matching early 19th century pink cast brass candlesticks with tapered square stems on square pyramidal shaped bases. This pair have the original push rod candle ejectors, are complete and in good and working order and have been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. An unusual design.

10.5" tall.

Base 4 1/8" square.

 
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Price: 115.00


Single Brass Candlestick CS213
Original, quality early 19th century single pink brass candlestick complete with the original ejector push rod. This clean example has a circular base with the remains of a fine rope twist beaded stem and a tapered rim. All has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and is complete and in good and working order.

9" tall.

4.25" base diam.

 
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Price: 65.00


Single Brass Candlestick CS213



Copper Chamberstick CS209
Copper Chamberstick CS209
Original, quality late 19th century all copper chamberstick in the Arts and Crafts design. This example has Dr Christopher Dresser's influence in the design but is not marked as attributed to him. The drip pan is embossed "Good Night", some repairs have been made to the top of the central column and all is now complete and in good and working order. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost.

6" tall.

6.75" base diam.

 
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Price: 135.00


Single Seamed Brass Candlestick CS206
Original, quality single 18th century brass candlestick with a shaped stem with a vertical seam, all mounted on a circular plinth with a decorative outer edge. Some damage to the stem but good and firm. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order.

8.25" tall.

4.75" diam base.

 
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Price: 85.00


Single Seamed Brass Candlestick CS206



Pair of 8.5
Pair of 8.5" Brass Snake Candlesticks CS204
Original, quality pair of late 19th century cast brass candlesticks in the realistic form of cobras poised to strike. This superb pair, the largest we have seen to date and the best ones, have decorated brass candle holders to the top with sconces to catch the wax drips, with castellated tops. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order.

8.5" tall x 9" x 7" base.

Diam of sconce drip pans 3.25".

 
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Price: 300.00


Pair of 14" Brass Candlesticks CS203
Original, quality pair of late 19th century cast brass 14" tall candlesticks on square bases with canted corners. These examples have beehive shapes in the support with a circle of diamonds above, the registration number for the number 1894 to the bases and complete with working push rod ejectors. All has an old coat of lacquer on and are complete and in good and working order.

14" tall x base 5" x 5".

 
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Price: 185.00


Pair of 14



Pair of 11.5
Pair of 11.5" Brass Candlesticks CS161
Original, quality pair of late 19th century cast brass candlesticks, with circular bases, shaped stems and the original push rod candle ejectors. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Some minor nicks to the top rim on one stick otherwise complete and in good and working order. A super pair of candlesticks.

11.5" tall.

5.25" diam of base.

 
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Price: 75.00


Pair Barley Twist Oak Candlesticks CS157
Pair of original 1920's/30's quality oak candlesticks with circular screw off bases, barley twisted stems and brass drip pans to the top. These will "Flat Pack" for travelling, the drip pans have been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost, and all is complete and in good and working order.

12" tall.

6" widest.

 
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Price: 65.00


Pair Barley Twist Oak Candlesticks CS157



Pair of Queen of Diamonds Brass Candlesticks CS152
Pair of Queen of Diamonds Brass Candlesticks CS152
Pair of original, quality, late 19th century, cast brass candlesticks with square bases and canted corners and shaped stems. This pair of candlesticks are complete with the push ejector rods for the candles and are impressed to the plinth "The Queen of Diamonds". All has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and are complete and in good and working order.

11.5" tall x 4.5" square bases.

 
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Price: 115.00


Pair 12" Brass Candlesticks CS148
Pair of original, quality, late 19th century, cast brass candlesticks of an unusual form. These 12" examples have circular bases, crimped designs to the circumferences in four places and good complete push ejector rods for the candles. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost, complete and in good and working order.

Bases 5" diameter.

Total height 12".

 
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Price: 115.00


Pair 12



Pair of Engraved Brass Candlesticks CS132
Pair of Engraved Brass Candlesticks CS132
Pair of original, quality, 18th century, cast brass candlesticks of a tapered, corinthian column form, with decorative capitols and stepped square bases. The main columns have visible seams to the sides and the bases are engraved in script "The Friendly Brothers of The Prince of Wales Society". The top candle sconces are missing, but otherwise all is complete and in good order and most unusual with the engraved inscription. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost.

Bases 5" square.

12.25" tall.

 
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Price: 585.00


Pair of Brass Candle Stands CS2
Original, quality pair of mid to late 19th century cast brass candle stands in the form of miniature games tables with checkered chess boards one in black and the other in red detail on single pedestal tilt top tables. The underside of the tops are in the old and used unpolished finish and all else has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Complete and in good and working order. A most unusual pair.

4.25" tall.

3.75" top diam.

 
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Price: 350.00


Pair of Brass Candle Stands CS2



Silver Plated Candle Snuffer Tray CT8
Silver Plated Candle Snuffer Tray CT8
Original, quality, 19th century, silver plated candle snuffer tray, with engraved decoration to the base and raised flower and leaf decoration around the edge of the tray. Complete and in good order.

10.25" x 4" x 0.75".

 
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Price: 36.00


Similar Brass Fire Hose Spouts, 3 similar available FF85
Original, quality 1920's brass fire fighting hose spouts each with a threaded interior to the larger end. One is stamped "7" and another "3" and all have been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. In good order.

4" tall.

Base 2 3/8" diam.

Price is for each.

 
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Price: 23.00


Similar Brass Fire Hose Spouts, 3 similar available FF85



3 Branch Cricklite Candelabra FL14
3 Branch Cricklite Candelabra FL14
Original, quality, superb three branch candelabra, circa 1900, with an octagonal shaped cut glass column, a square and stepped base and mounted to the top with a cast brass corinthian capital. The three curved brass branches each with rings to the ends, support pressed glass saucers, with pressed glass domes or the alternative fine glass shades / chimneys. These lights are used with small nightlight candles. The brass ring holders are stamped "Clarke's Trade Mark Cricklite" to the inside. The corinthian capital is stamped "Clarke's Cricklite". The pressed glass saucers are embossed to the insides "Clarke's Patent Trade Mark Cricklite " with a dancing fairy to the centre and the alternative fine chimneys are mounted with pressed brass collars to the bases in the original matt gilt finish. Either but not both sets of chimneys or dome covers are included with the candelabra. A few very, very, minor chips to the column base, otherwise all is complete and in good and working order.

Base 4.25" square.

16" tall including saucers.

15" widest diameter.

Height including domes 19.5.

Height including chimneys 20.5".

 
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Price: 300.00


Box of Fields Candles P13
Original, quality box of 1920's fields "Ozokerit" candles, unused. The seals to box have been opened but the box and candles are intact and clean and the label to the lid is complete.

Box 8.75" x 3.75" x 2".

Candles 7.5" x 0.75".

 
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Price: 45.00


Box of Fields Candles P13



Box of Prices Childs Night Lights P12
Box of Prices Childs Night Lights P12
Original, quality unopened 1920's box of ten prices childs night light candles. The seals to each end are still intact and although the card box is a little scuffed it is complete and generally in good order with all its labels.

6" x 3.25" x 1.75".

 
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Price: 34.00


Pair of Brass Piano Candle Sconces PS97
Original, quality pair of Art Nouveau brass piano sconces for candles. This super pair have the original backplates, each with three countersunk screw holes for mounting and drip pans beneath the candle holders. The brackets will lift out of the backplates and when fitted in, they are movable side to side but not far enough back to burn the wood of the piano. The reverse of the backplates has the registration number for the year 1892. All has been polished and lacquered. although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Fully overhauled and are complete and in good and working order.

Backplates 4" x 2.5".

Set up 8.5" front to back.

4.75" tall.

 
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Price: 78.00


Pair of Brass Piano Candle Sconces PS97



Pair of Double Brass Piano Sconces PS94
Pair of Double Brass Piano Sconces PS94
Original, quality late 19th century pair of continental double brass piano candle sconces in the original matt gilt finish. This superb cast brass very decorative pair of sconces have retained their untouched finish almost un-real obviously having seen very little use if any. Each branch will lift out of the central backplate and as always with this type of wall sconce they have 'stops' to prevent the arm from going to far back to the wall. Each backplate has two countersunk screw holes for mounting and all are complete and in good and working order. The original matching pair of drop handles from the same piano as these sconces and in similar condition may well be available ref code: DP542.

Backplate 4" x 2.25".

6" height x 12" wide on wall.

 
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Price: 400.00


Wemyss Bay Steam Boat & Co Candlestick SC1
Original, quality late 19th century nickel candlestick with a plaster weighted base, a small tear to the top of the sconce and a circular logo on the top of the circular plinth detailing "Wemyss Bay Steam Boat Co ( Limited ). All has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and in good working order.

9.25" tall x 5.25" diam.

 
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Price: 165.00


Wemyss Bay Steam Boat & Co Candlestick SC1



Pair of Triple Branch Brass Candle Wall Lights WL168
Pair of Triple Branch Brass Candle Wall Lights WL168
Pair of original, 1920's quality cast brass three branch candle wall sconces of the Dutch design. This super pair of wall brackets have a bulbous mount to the backplate, with a shaped stem and a hanging ring to the top. Each of the brackets have shaped arms with a candle holder and a drip pan and all can be lifted out for ease of candle replacement, for each arm is fitted with a removable peg. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and all is complete and in good and working order.

15" tall.

16.5" wide and 9.75" front to back.

 
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Price: 185.00

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