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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


Barrett & Son Brass Candle Reading Lamp CL80
Original, quality 1920's all brass patent candle reflector lamp. This example has a square base, a lift of cowl reflector and a sprung loaded self-adjusting candle. The bottom of the stem has a maker's plates for "A Barrett & Sons 63 & 64 Piccadilly London W." and the underside of the square base is embossed "Barrett & Sons Reading Lamp Candles should always be used, 5/6d per box of 3lb". Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order.

13.75" tall.

Base 4.25" square.

Front of reflector 3.5".

 
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Price: 156.00


Barrett & Son Brass Candle Reading Lamp CL80



Sherwoods Candle Lamp CL79
Sherwoods Candle Lamp CL79
Original, quality 1920's brass candle lamp with a glass chimney and a new wax candle was originally nickel plated and now all has worn away apart from the underside which is detailed for the use manufacturer "Sherwood Birmingham". Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and all is complete and in good and working order.

11" tall excluding shade.

Shade 5" tall = total 16" tall.

5" base diam.

 
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Price: 115.00


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 Brass and Copper Candlesticks CS224
Original, quality pair of brass and copper candlesticks circa 1900. These super candlesticks in a serious Arts & Crafts style has a resemblance to the designs by W.A.S. Benson but are not marked as such. 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.

9" tall.

6" diam of feet.

 
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Price: 230.00


Pair of Brass and Copper Candlesticks CS224



Ruby Overlaid Glass Candlestick CS222
Ruby Overlaid Glass Candlestick CS222
Original, quality mid to late 19th century superb single 13" tapered glass candlestick profusely decorated with cut decoration and overlaid with ruby colour. The detail around the top section and the base incorporates bunches of grapes with vine leaves and the underside is cut with a radiating ribbing. One tiny soft chip to the top sconce rim otherwise complete and in good order and a beauty.

13.25" tall.

Base 5.5" diam.

Top 2 7/8" diam.

 
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Price: 300.00


Pair of Period Brass Candlesticks CS221
Original, quality pair of 18th or early 19th century brass candlesticks with shaped square base with canted corners. The top sconces have been trimmed and have good repairs to the stems. These are now in good order with a super colour to the underside and very usable.

6.25" tall.

3.75" square at base.

 
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Price: 230.00


Pair of Period Brass Candlesticks CS221



Pair of Brass Candlesticks CS219
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 and Oak Candlesticks CS218
Original, quality pair of 1920's / 30's slender turned oak candlestick with the original brass drip sconces. This super pair will unscrew to fit in ones travel case. All has been cleaned and waxed and the brass polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and are complete and in good and working order.

8" tall.

4" base diam.

 
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Price: 68.00


Pair of Brass and Oak Candlesticks CS218



Pair of Petal Based Brass Candlesticks CS217
Pair of Petal Based Brass Candlesticks CS217
Original, quality pair of mid 19th century petal based cast brass candlesticks with tubular stems and flared sconces to the top. The undersides have a good old colour and have retained the push rod candle ejectors. All has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and these are the first we have seen of model. Complete and in good and working order.

7.75" tall.

Bases 4" diam.

 
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Price: 85.00


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


Pair of Square Brass Candlesticks CS216



Set of 4 Matching Good Luck Brass Candlesticks CS215
Set of 4 Matching Good Luck Brass Candlesticks CS215
Original, quality late 19th century set of four matching cast brass 12.5" tall candlesticks with bullseyes impressed detail to the six sides of each, square bases with canted corners and "good luck" with a horseshoe detail engraved to the front at the bases. All have the candle ejector push rods and are complete and in good and working order. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost.

12.5" tall.

4.75" square at base.

Price is for the set.

 
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Price: 385.00


Pair of Piano / Library Candlesticks CS214
Original, quality pair of late 19th century brass candlesticks with shaped arms and weighted bases. These were designed to be used on the top of a piano, leaning over the front, to light up the music and the keys and for the bookshelf, applied in the similar position. The cast brass bases are reeded and cone shaped with petal shaped edges and matching finials to the curved stem and are weighted beneath with lead. 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.

Bases 4" diam.

2.5" tall.

Total 7" tall.

8.25" front to back.

 
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Price: 230.00


Pair of Piano / Library Candlesticks CS214



Single Brass Candlestick CS213
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


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


Pair of 7



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 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 CS207



Single Seamed Brass Candlestick CS206
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


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: 365.00


Pair of 8.5



Pair of 14
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 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



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


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


Silver Plated Candle Snuffer Tray CT8



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: 385.00


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 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



Wemyss Bay Steam Boat & Co Candlestick SC1
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


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: 185.00


Pair of Triple Branch Brass Candle Wall Lights WL168

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