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Candlestand

Description

Inspired by 18th century form. Two crossed and arched feet with main shaft dowelled through center crossing. Shaft is chamfered just above feet, then is dowel turned. Wooden cross bar with center hole fits onto shaft and is held up by 2 opposing arched steel strips which create pressure hold. Arm has 2 crimped edge sheet metal drip pans with candle sockets having adjustable slides. Chamfered finial with pyramidal top. Wax finish with black paint on metal parts.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1900-25
Location of origin
New England
Associated Building
Original To Winslow Crocker House (Yarmouth Port, Mass.).
Material
sheet metal
steel (alloy)
walnut (wood)
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
Candlestand
candlestands (lighting devices)
sheet metal
steel (alloy)
walnut (wood)
People and organizations
Thacher, Mary
Dimensions
37 3/8 x 14 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1999.576
Credit Line
Estate of Guido Perera
GUSN
256398

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