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Christmas tree candle holder

Description

Tin holders for Christams tree candles. Some have triangular bases w/ simple cylindrical holders; others are tiny flower-shaped holders w/ thin stems connected to ceramic balls, either blue or yellow, at bottom. Also contains 2 door knockers and one knick-knack: a gilded tin umbrella on a round base. All stored in a wooden box w/ a hinged lid, painted brown.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1860-1890
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
earthenware
tin (metal)
Object type
Lighting Device
Descriptive terms
candleholders
Christmas
Christmas trees
Earthenware
earthenware
HOLDER, CANDLE
Tin
tin (metal)
Dimensions
8.5 x 17.25 x 7.75 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.3524
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
20369

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