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Candle Lamp

1991.261 (RS20942)

Description

Triangular shaped block of wood hollowed at one edge, lined with metal and fitted with candle cup; arched wood handle at flat back; painted dark red.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1750-1850
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
painting (coating)
tin (metal)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Lighting Device
Descriptive terms
candle lamps
Lamp, Candle
Painted
painting (coating)
Tin
tin (metal)
Wood
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
5 3/4 x 4 3/8 x 5 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.261
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2248

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