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Hogscraper Candlestick

1991.196 (RS20981)

Description

Saucer-shaped bobeche with spur to one side on cylindrical shaft with ejector, raised on a domed, circular base.

Details

Maker
Shaw's Patent (Maker)
Date
1800-1850
Inscriptions
1) Cast mark on ejector handle: ""Shaw Stem""(?). 2) Adhesive tape label on bottom: ""LITTLE"".
Location of origin
probably Birmingham, United Kingdom
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
iron (metal)
Object type
Lighting Device
Places
England (United Kingdom) [country]
Descriptive terms
Candlestick
hogscraper candlesticks
Iron
iron (metal)
Dimensions
7 1/8 (H), 3 7/8 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.196
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2187

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