VERY RARE 17 TH C AMERICAN PILGRIM CENTURY X- BASE TRESTLE BASE CANDLESTAND Click image to enlarge Description A VERY RARE EXAMPLE OF A RURAL MADE AMERICAN LATE 17 TH OR VERY EARLY EARLY 18 TH CENTURY PILGRIM PERIOD X- BASE TRESTLE FOOT CANDLE STAND IN OAK, CHERRY AND HARD PINE. PROBABLY COASTAL CONNECTICUT, NEW HAVEN AREA, CIRCA 1670-1710. A VERY EARLY FORM THAT WAS PROBABLY MADE BY A LOCAL CRAFTSMAN WHO DID NOT HAVE ACCESS TO A LATHE. IT HAS A WELL DEFINED MORTISED AND LAPPED TRESTLE SHOE FEET IN OAK AND A VERY SIMPLE SPOKE SHAVED CUT SHAFT OF AMERICAN HARD PINE WITH A SINGLE CHERRY BOARD TOP AND CLEAT. BECAUSE THE CRAFTSMAN DID NOT HAVE A LATHE, HE USED THE SPOKE SHAVE TO MAKE THE SHAFT. THE ORIGINAL ONE BOARD TOP IS IN CHERRY AND IT IS HELD ON BY A CHAMFERED CLEAT WITH ROSE HEADED NAILS FROM THE UNDERSIDE AND AN ADDED 19 TH CENTURY PEG FROM THE TOP. FULL HEIGHT TO THE FEET WITH THE BEST WEAR PATTERN. THE STAND WAS ORIGINALLY PAINTED RED. IT NOW HAS A NICE OLD MELLOW SURFACE AND PATINA. A VERY RARE rural CONNECTICUT PILGRIM CENTURY TRESTLE BASE CANDLESTAND IN NEAR PERFECT CONDITION. The stand is 27 3/4" tall and the top is 13 1/2" by 12 1/2". For a similar example see, " Furniture Treasury", by Wallace Nutting, and also, " Early American Country Furnishings", by George Neumann. Typical wear associated with the age of the item. The only repair is the addition of a 19th century peg in the top from an old shrinkage crack. Low starting Price and NO reserve DUE TO THE NEW SHIPPING POLICY ON EBAY REGARDING INSURANCE I AM INCLUDING INSURANCE IN THE SHIPPING COST ON ALL ITEMS FOR OUR MUTUAL PROTECTION. Payment Pay Pal is the preferred method of payment. Please contact us for other forms of payment we accept. Shipping We generally ship within five business days of receiving your cleared payment. PLEASE NOTE THAT WE USUALLY SHIP ON THE THURSDAY OR FRIDAY AFTER THE SALE. MOST OF OUR ITEMS ARE SHIPPED FEDEX OR USPS. Please understand that we are out on the road for most of the week trying to find the items we sell. Because of the nature of our items we cannot determine the shipping until after the sale. Over sized items such as furniture can take a few extra days. Local pick up on larger items is available. If you win more than one item on the same day we will gladly combine shipping. DUE TO THE NEW SHIPPING POLICY ON EBAY REGARDING INSURANCE WE ARE INCLUDING INSURANCE IN THE SHIPPING COST ON ALL ITEMS FOR OUR MUTUAL PROTECTION. Terms of Sale Returns: Returns are accepted for a full merchandise credit. Please contact us within 3 days of receiving your item if you have any problems or concerns. We will gladly come to an amicable resolution if there is a problem with an item. We stand behind each of our descriptions but please remember mistakes can be made. Please contact us with any problems before leaving a negative Feedback or low DSR Star Rating! Get images thatmake Supersized seem small. Tailor your auctions with Auctiva's Listing Templates! THE simple solution for e Bay sellers.
SaleClic specifics for: VERY RARE 17TH C AMERICAN PILGRIM CENTURY X-BASE TRESTLE BASE CANDLESTAND Seller: three-girls Reviews: 5063 Positive Feedback: 99.9% Location: Ashford, Connecticut Ships to: US Item: 333333170264 Original/Reproduction: Original Type: Furniture Material: Wood Style: Americana Region of Origin: US-Northeast Date of Creation: Pre-1800