RevSpec Category Archive: Period Antiques

18th Century Tin Candle Sconce

18th Century English, tin candle sconce in original condition. Finely made with a lobed and hooded, circular “shell” shaped crest, a sculpted drip pan with a finely decorated edge & bead rolled candle cup. The original tinning can be seen on the back and at other sporadic places, but it now displays a darker aged …

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18th Century Four Wick Oil Lamp

This 18th Century tin “Betty Lamp” or oil lamp is an interesting and rarely seen piece. Tin oil lamps were the earliest and most common form of lighting in America dating from the mid 1600′s to the late 1700′s. The pan would have been filled with a grease or oil such as whale oil, fish …

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Antique Candle Snuffer Wick Trimmers

Original pair of Antique Candle Snuffer Wick Trimmers. Designed to snuff the flame of your candle while also trimming the wick to the appropriate height. Very nice condition and great design. The overall length is 6 3/4″

Early Delaware Valley Ladder Back Rocker

This is an early 1800′s Ladder Back Rocker that was made in Eastern Pennsylvania, also known as the Delaware Valley. It features a 5 slat design to the back and still retains an early rush seat. There are wonderful turnings throughout the entire chair giving it a lot of aesthetically pleasing features with a very …

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18th Century Brass Snuff Box

Original, 18th Century brass snuff box. It exhibits quality construction techniques as well as neatly done wiggle engraving. The wiggle engraving was a very common style of engraving used in the 18th Century. It is in extremely nice condition, having basically no wear to the brass box itself or the engraving, the hinge is in …

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1820′s Painted, Child’s Ladder Back Chair

This is a very nice, early Nineteenth Century Child’s Ladder Back Chair. The time period for a chair with this style of delicately turned finials, which are extremely well done is 1820′s-1840′s. It also has very nicely turned legs that have great turnings at the top as well as the bottom of the chair. A …

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Early Brace

This is a very nice, early tradesman brace. It is in great useable condition with very aestheticly pleasing turnings. The overall length is 10 3/4″ long. The set screw for the chuck is long missing, however when we use braces in our shop, we do not use the screw.