Wendy Hamilton Antiques

SOLD  Large 18th Century Spiral Courting Candlestick


hammiWendy Hamilton Antiques is located in Collingwood, Ontario


Large 18th Century Spiral Courting Candlestick

A carefully twisted strip of forged iron provides a continuous screw adjustment of the candle for positioning the flame. The strip was then inserted into the wooden base (see photos). Hand made in England circa 1750.

Reference: 'Early Lighting' The Rushlight Club p.24.
Approximate Dimensions: (H) 8 1/4", Diameter of base 3 1/2".
Condition: As found, no damage or repairs evident. Wear as expected from age & use. See photos.