Ratchet Candle Stand and Chip Carved Candle Box, 2 items total. 1st item: Primitive New England candle stand, oak or chestnut and white pine with red wash having a square base with ratcheted adjustable center post and two iron sticks for holding candles. All mortise and tenon and pegged construction,with original wooden dowel in ratchet mechanism. Height adjusts from 24" H to 33" H. Base: 2" H x 11" W x 11 1/2" D. 19th century. 2nd item: Candle box with painted surface and chip carved and incised geometric decoration to sides, sliding top. White pine with square nail construction. 2 7/8"H x 4 1/2"W x 6 3/4" W. Mid to late 19th century. CONDITION: Candle stand: Shrinkage separations to base; wear, scratches and minor losses; one end of candle holder with scorch/burn marks, wax residue. Candle box: Small loss to front left corner of box, minor wear, some alligatoring to paint.
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