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    Posted 3 years ago

    ho2cultcha
    (4577 items)

    i didn't even really know what a 'pricket' was till recently, and now i have 3 of them. I found this one at a Berkeley junk shop yesterday. When do you think it was made and by whom? i really like the face on this and am guessing it's from early art nouveau, but i don't know where - america? europe? so circa 1900 is my guess.

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    1. fhrjr2 fhrjr2, 3 years ago
      A day or so ago when pole lamps out in the yard were lighted by a candle they had a pricket to keep the candle upright until melted wax formed around the base.
    2. Mrstyndall Mrstyndall, 3 years ago
      Neat piece!
    3. blunderbuss2 blunderbuss2, 3 years ago
      And the rest of us had to look up what a pricket is. Word correct doesn't even recognize the word ! LOL !
    4. ho2cultcha ho2cultcha, 3 years ago
      Thanks flhrjr2, Mrstyndall, and blunder!

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