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2010
Carl Giordano - Tinsmith.
All rights reserved.

Revised: Mar.2010

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Handcrafted Lighting Devices
Many other lighting devices are available upon request. Custom work is available; however,
there may  be additional charges for pattern development. Please provide a photo, sketch,
or picture with the desired dimensions. 

"E" following a price signifies that the product is electrified.

Candlestick & Sconces
Lanterns

Chandeliers
& other light fixtures

Candlesticks & Sconces

Dimensions

Shiny
Finish

Heirloom
Finish

Fluted Triple Sconce
Featured in Early American Life Directory Issue 2007
Late 18th or 19th C. sconce with distinctive shape and fluting for extra reflection. The shapely pan is wired and holds three candle sockets. A very nice period accessory.
(view photo) Heirloom Finish

9" H
8.25" W

$51

$96E

$69

$125E

Early Tin Chamberstick
This chamberstick is a replica of one pictured in Wallace Nutting's Furniture Treasury. It lends itself well to Early American decorating schemes and has many decorating possibilities, including the addition of a glass hurricane.
(view photo)
12.25" L
6" W
$27.50 $32
Adjustable Pennsylvania Candle Lamp reproduction, base filled with sand: 
Candle
Electric ~ 7' cord, inline switch
(view photo)
19" H  

$51
$61E

 

$65
$73E

Shaker "Spongecake Pan" Candlestick: reproduction
(view photo)

Pictured in Aug 2002 Early American Life Magazine

9" W
5.5" H
$42
$54

Angel Sconce: Our original design
(view photo)
Featured in Early American Life Magazine Christmas 2002 issue, "The Early American Look"

9" H
8" W
N/A $32
American Star Sconce - 3-dimensional. Our original design
(view photo)
14" H $34 $52


Colonial Inn Sconce
(viewphoto)
heirloom finish)
(view photo~shiny)

11" H
7" W

$34

$49E
$52

$69E
Diamond, Oval or Round  Sconce w/arm
(view photo--oval sconce, electric)

(view photo)--round sconce
Approx.
11.5" H
6" W
$34
$49E
$52
$69E
Tall Single Sconce
(view photo)
10" H
4" W
$34
$49E
$54
$69E
Double Tall  Sconce
(view photo)
14" H
10" W
$51
$60E
$75
$109E
Fluted Sconce
c. 1810--great reflective quality, almost the light of three candles!   This sconce can sit as well as hang.
(view photo)
7" H
5.5" W

$34

$40
Colonial Shell-top  Sconce
(view photo)
18" H
6.5" W
N/A $97

$109E

18th-19th C. Chamberstick (sand-weighted for stability)
(view photo)
9.25" H
5.25" W

$32

$44

19th C. Petticoat Candlestick
(view photo)
4" H
4" W

$17

$21
$32E

Scoop Candlestick
(view photo)
Electrified 
(view photo)
6.75" H
4.75" W

$16

$21

$32E
Window Welcome Light~ includes bulb, 7-foot clear cord, inline switch, & fiber drip (not plastic) candle sleeve in natural color. Plug allows for customizing cord lengths.
(view photo)

$17 each: pewter-look tin

Call for price quote: solid brass,  with lacquer finish

$19 each: Heirloom Finish

8" H; 2 X 3" shell-shaped base

18th C. Tinderbox
A handy box to keep the necessary items for fire starting dry. A flint, steel striker, and char cloth would be kept in this box, and a candle could be lit and placed in the socket on top to carry the flame to wherever it was needed. A domed damper with finger loop is included inside the box.
(view photo)
3.25" H
4.5" W

$32

$39

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Lanterns  

Dimensions Shiny Finish  Heirloom Finish
Electrified lanterns include 7 ' clear cord, quality fiber drip candle sleeve, flame tip bulb

Pierced barn lantern with hinged door--Constructed exactly as it would have been in the 18th & 19th centuries. Based on an antique lantern.

Piercing patterns available:

Pineapple - our original pattern
(view photo 1)

(view photo 2)

Sunburst - Reproduction pattern
( view photo 1 )
(view photo 2)
Willow Tree  - Our original pattern
( view photo 1 )
(view photo 2)

Cathedral Window - Reproduction pattern
(view photo)
Loops & Stars - Reproduction pattern
(view photo)

Diamonds - An unusual and extraordinarily beautiful reproduction lantern 
(view photo)

15" H
5.75" W

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

$72

$87E

 

 

 

 

 

 



$87
$102E

$84

$99E

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

$99
$114E

Pendant Pierced Barn Lantern
A pierced barn lantern suspended from a fluted canopy and ring. Electrified for up to a 100W bulb. A nice period touch for a hallway or small entrance, over a sink, an accent light for various applications. Canopy and bulb included.
(view photo)
15" H
5.5" W
$91E $109E
Revolutionary War Square Lantern: pierced top--from Neumann & Kravic Encyclopedia
(view photo) (brass)
16.5" H
6.5" W
$74

 

Available in Brass--call for price quote
18th C.  Gaoler’s Lantern ~w/glass in 3 sides, tin reflector/slide in back
~w/hinged door on front 
(as shown)
(view photo)
16" H
5.75" W

$68
$83E
$85.50
$100E
N/A
Square Hand Lantern,
Late 18th/Early 19th C.
:  cylinder top, glass in 3 sides, tin reflector/slide in back
(brass)
13.5" H
7" W
$57

$74E

solid brass 
Call for price quote

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Chandeliers 

Shiny Finish  Heirloom Finish

Light fixtures  come complete with up to 2 feet of matching chain, matching ceiling  canopy, quality  fiber drip candle sleeves, and all bulbs.

Stirrup Light: 2 candles
(view photo)
15" H
9" W
$74E $109E
Stirrup Light: 4 candles
(view photo)
(view photo-shiny)
15" H
9" W
$97E $144E

Double Cone: 6 "S" arms
(may be pierced) shown in shiny tin (view photo)
(view photo-Heirloom Finish)

16" H
22-26" W
width varies with
arm style
$137.50

$222E

$200

$285E

Double Cone: 6 upswept arms 
(view photo)

17" H
26" W
$137.50

$222E

$225

$285E

Small Pendant Fixture: 2 candles
(view photo)
7.5" H
8" L
4" W
N/A $52
$87E
 Tart Pan Chandelier: 4 candles 
(view photo)
13" H
12.5" W

N/A

$75

$139E

Large Onion shades: Eagle or star pierced patterns, adapted from antique piesafe tin patterns; takes 100W globe bulb, included.
Star pattern--
(view photo)
Eagle pattern--
(view photo)

(Another view--lit)

14" H
16" W
N/A $285E
Witch’s Hat: 6 "S" arms

6 arms for candles only--no downlight

100W downlight, electrified candle arms, 3-way switch on cone
(view photo)

(view detail photo)


100W downlight, 6 arms for regular candles

13" H
24" W
 

$137.50


$228E



$170E

 

$175


$285E



$215E

Additional links of chain--approx. 6" long
(view photo)
6" $1.00 each $1.50 each
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