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Candlestand

Description

Pair of Chippendale style candlestands, with square tops with canted corners. Top attached at center bottom to tall slender columnar tripod support. Cylindrical column surmounted by cup shaped capital with ring turnings with medial elongated ball turnings on a stepped base. Bottom of column scalloped. Whole supported by three cabriole legs with high knees tapering to slender ankles with egg-shaped bal in arched taloned claw foot. Appeared in 1907 photographs.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
c.1890-1907
Associated Building
Original To Governor John Langdon House (Portsmouth, N.H.). Original to Governor John Langdon House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
Candlestand
candlestands (furniture)
Dimensions
44 1/4 x 16 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1966.301AB
Credit Line
Bequest of Mrs. Woodbury Langdon
GUSN
172668

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