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Four Early Lighting Items

Auction:
3121M
Lot:
138
Sold for:
$554$450

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3121M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
August 12, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Four Early Lighting Items, 19th century, a red-painted cylindrical candle box with hinged lid and two hanging tabs containing approx. sixteen tallow and two beeswax candles; a three-candle mold, a tin dowsing cone, and a tin tinder box with fire steel and two flints, lg. to 11 in.
The Collection of Gail & Don Piatt
Estimate $200-300


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Don Piatt, Beeswax, Candle, Economy, Industrial processes, Supply chain management, Tallow, Tin box, Tinderbox, Wax

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