Antique Iron Sticking Tommy  Candleholder
Antique Iron Sticking Tommy  Candleholder
Antique Iron Sticking Tommy  Candleholder

Antique Iron "Sticking Tommy" Candleholder

c. 1770 to c. 1780 American

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The 'Sticking Tommy', also known as the 'Miner's Spider,is an eighteenth century American Mine lighting device. This example is made out of Wrought Iron and is more commomly found in America than here in England.

American. C1770-80.
Original.
Private collection.
See Fire & Light in the Home pre 1820, by John Caspall, page 168.
Dimensions
Height 7.75 inch (19.68 cm)
Width 4.25 inch (10.79 cm)
Medium
Wrought Iron.
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