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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


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 7" Ebony Candlesticks CS212
Original, quality pair of 1920's turned ebony candlesticks with baluster shaped stems mounted on circular plinths. The undersides are stamped "Real Ebony" and the tops have pullout candle cups. All has been polished and are complete and in good and working order.

7" tall x 2.5" base.

 
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Price: 78.00


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Pair of Brass and Oak Candlesticks CS211
Pair of Brass and Oak Candlesticks CS211
Original, quality pair of pre-war turned oak candlesticks with cast brass candle mounts with drip pans. Cleaned and waxed and the brass polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Complete and in good and working order.

9.75" tall x 4.75" base diam.

 
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Price: 68.00


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


Copper Chamberstick CS209



Single Seamed Brass Candlestick CS207
Single Seamed Brass Candlestick CS207
Original, quality single 18th century brass candlestick with a shaped stem with a vertical seam all mounted on a six sided base. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Complete and in good and working order.

7" tall x 4.5" diam.

 
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Price: 85.00


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: 450.00


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 Lincoln Imp Brass Candlesticks CS201
Pair of Lincoln Imp Brass Candlesticks CS201
Original, quality pair of 1920's cast brass candlesticks with the Lincoln Imp mounted on each stem. This pair have oval shaped bases and replacement internal push rods. These are the first candlesticks with the Lincoln Imp we have seen. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order.

5.75" tall.

Bases 4" x 3".

 
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Price: 115.00


Pair of Ebony Candlesticks CS200
Original, quality pair of 1920's turned ebony candlesticks with the original nickel inserts to the top and stamped to the undersides "Real Ebony". Some minor splits to one upper section, otherwise complete and in good and working order.

Base 2.75" diam.

4.25" tall.

 
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Price: 45.00


Pair of Ebony Candlesticks CS200



Liberty Tudric Pewter Candelabra CS180
Liberty Tudric Pewter Candelabra CS180
Original, quality 1920's twin branch pewter candelabra of an Art and Crafts form with a circular plinth. The underside is impressed "6 Tudric. English Pewter Liberty & Co 01747". A minor dent to the rim of the plinth otherwise all is complete and in good and working order.

Base 4.5" diam.

Widest 9.5".

5.25" tall.

 
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Price: 85.00


Pair of Brass Candlesticks CS178
Original, quality pair of late 19th century pink brass candlesticks with square bases, tapered stems with knops and engraved bands to the top knops. A most unusual pair of candlesticks. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order.

10.5" tall.

3.5" square base.

 
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Price: 115.00


Pair of Brass Candlesticks CS178



Engraved Brass Chamberstick CS176
Engraved Brass Chamberstick CS176
Original, quality late 19th century brass chamber stick with a circular pan with a candle holder to the centre and a side handle for carrying. All is decorated with punch engraved patterns and the candle holder has a hole to the side to enable the candle stub to be removed. The upper surface has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and the underside has retained a super patina and colour. Complete and in good order.

Pan 6.5" diam.

1" tall.

Total 12" x 6.5".

2.5" tall.

 
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Price: 65.00


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 of 11.5



Pair Barley Twist Oak Candlesticks CS157
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 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 of Queen of Diamonds Brass Candlesticks CS152



Pair of Period Brass Candlesticks CS151
Pair of Period Brass Candlesticks CS151
Pair of original, quality, superb, 18th century, seamed brass candllesticks with shaped square bases with canted corners. A very clean pair of early brass candlesticks, complete and in good and working order.

7" tall x 4" square bases.

 
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Price: 300.00


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


Lancaster Patent Candle Ruby Lamp CS76
Original, quality 'Lancaster Patent' dark room 'candle' ruby lamp in original paintwork on steel circa 1880. Will fold down flat when not in use. Complete and in good and working order.

7.25" tall.

 
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Price: 56.00


Lancaster Patent Candle Ruby Lamp CS76



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" and 0.75".

 
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Price: 36.00


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: 450.00


3 Branch Cricklite Candelabra FL14



Box of Fields Candles P13
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 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


Box of Prices Childs Night Lights P12



Pair of Extending Candle Sconces for a Cheval Mirror PS96
Pair of Extending Candle Sconces for a Cheval Mirror PS96
Original, quality pair of 19th century extending brass candle holders with brackets, originally from a floor standing cheval mirror. These most unusual examples would grace any mirror and have bud forms for the candles, petal shaped drip pans, three-fold arms, each with two countersunk screw holes for mounting and the underside is impressed "S&P" for the maker. 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.

14.5" long fully extended.

Drip pans 3.5" diam.

Backplate 3" x 1.75".

 
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Price: 350.00


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


Pair of Double Brass Piano Sconces PS94



Pair of Brass Piano Candle Sconces PS93
Pair of Brass Piano Candle Sconces PS93
Original, quality pair of late 19th century cast brass candle sconces, originally mounted on a piano. This pair is in the Art Nouveau style and have fretted arms mounted on cast brass shaped backplates, each with three screw holes for mounting. These also have a socket and pin securing the arm to the backplate and the registration number for the year 1892. Polished and lacquered and complete and in good and working order. Backplate 3.75" x 2", total 4.5" tall and 8" front to back out + 4" front to back in. 
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Price: 85.00


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 scovies 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: 230.00

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