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Rare Late 18th Century English Antique Treen and Iron "Sticking Tommy" or "Go-to-bed" Candlestick With Iron Wall Spike

Rare Late 18th Century English Antique Treen and Iron "Sticking Tommy" or "Go-to-bed" Candlestick With Iron Wall Spike

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Rare Late 18th Century English Antique Treen and Iron “Sticking Tommy” or “Go-to-bed” Candlestick With Iron Wall Spike

An 18th Century antique candlestick of rare form. These were commonly of iron construction and used by miners whilst they worked in a coalmine. This example is rare in that it is constructed from both iron and treen (wood) and was used historically as a domestic "go-to-bed" - a candlestick that was carried to light the way to bed at the end of the day.

English origin.

With a wooden carry handle and stem of square form mounted with an iron sheet and single candlesconce, terminating in an iron spike which is designed to pushed into a beam or a wall.

Condition - as per the images.  Some minor surface oxidation to the metalwork is evident and there is some wear to the wooden handle too. A further condition report is available upon request.

Size: Length 30.5 cm (12") x Width (max) 8 cm (3")

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3. The Norfolk & Suffolk Antique Dealers Association.

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We ship worldwide! You can buy with 100% confidence too!

We are a member of the following 3 Professional Institutions:

1. LAPADA (London and Provincial Antique Dealers Association) –  LAPADA is the UK’s largest trade association for professional art & antique dealers (representing approximately 500 UK dealer members). All items are backed by our LAPADA guarantee;

2. CINOA –Confédération Internationale des Négociants en Oeuvres d'Art, (or International Confederation of Art and Antique Dealers' Associations) is the world association of art & antique dealer associations (representing 5000 dealers from 32 associations in 22 countries); and

3. The Norfolk & Suffolk Antique Dealers Association - Representing reputable, high quality antiques dealers based in Norfolk and Suffolk.

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