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Candle Box

Description

Deep rectangular box with centered rigid carrying handle flanked by two compartments, each with a sliding cover, painted red. (Contains 146 GROSS hand-dipped candles).

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1830
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
painting (coating)
pine (wood)
Object type
Lighting Device
Descriptive terms
Box, Candle
candle boxes
Painted
painting (coating)
Pine
pine (wood)
Dimensions
7 1/2 x 28 x 7 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.687
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2559

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