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Candle Mold

1991.272 (RS21042)

Description

Rectangular wooden frame (pine or oak) with slab ends, having arched cut-outs at base, and containing 24 pewter candle molds.

Details

Maker
Webb, W. (Maker)
Date
1830-1860
Inscriptions
Cast at each candle mold side: ""W. WEBB"".
Location of origin
USA
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
casting (process)
pewter (tin alloy)
tin alloy
wood (plant material)
Object type
Glass, Plastics, Clayworking T&E
Descriptive terms
candles
Cast
casting (process)
Mold, Candle
molding (forming)
molds (shaping tools)
Pewter
pewter (tin alloy)
tin alloy
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
18 x 21 1/2 x 6 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.272
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2263

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