Estimate: $5,000 – $7,000
Price Realized: $11,210
Oak back, cherry or maple base, original ochre yellow stained finish, rectangular back with hole at top for peg, canted bottom shelf/holder, with slightly beveled edge held on with four large square nails through the back, with original tall fitted Shaker tin candle holders, hoop handles at tops, with candles, older tag on reverse at top “Shaker sconce from Mt. Lebanon, N.Y. – provenance Celeste Koster”, Ed’s tag reads “Mt. Lebanon, NY Shaker wall sconce, c. 1840’s, purchased from Celeste Koster, Old Chatham, N.Y., Purchased in the 1980’s”, 24″ h, 6 1/4″ w (at base), 5 3/8″ (at top), (Ed Clerk collection).
The only Shaker candle sconce we’ve ever had at auction in 31 years.