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Candle Sconce & Snuffer

1991.259AB (RS20935)

Description

SCONCE A: Rectangular vertically molded back plate with 3/4 circular crimped crest pierced with hanging hole over candle holder and 3/4 circular drip pan; painted black and decorated with red sprigs. SNUFFER B: Conical, with traces of black paint and red leafy devices.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1810-1840
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
painting (coating)
tin (metal)
Object type
Lighting Device
Descriptive terms
candle snuffers
Painted
painting (coating)
SCONCE, CANDLE
sconces
Tin
tin (metal)
Dimensions
13.5 x 4.125 x 3.25 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.259AB
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2246

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