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Christmas Tree Stand

Description

Painted aluminium tree stand; red, green and white exterior; ten red and white Santa Claus figures around base exterior; green background; brace of stand (center ring) held to exterior base with three metal strips and nuts and bolts; center ring contains three screws to secure tree in place; 3 inch wide cup soldered to base to hold tree trunk; in original shipping container (corrugated cardboard box with shipping label).

Details

Maker
Filene's (Department Store) (Dealer)
Date
1950s
Nov. 29, 1954 (delivery label)
Inscriptions
"NESCO" (impressed)
"Filene's" (printed)
"Nov-29-54 5500 341317 51 D 2- 3.50/ Filene's/ Boston/ 13655-17/ Dept Emp. No. DATE CHG PBA CPA PD LA EX CP/ Send to / Street / APT / City - State" (gridded label)
"626 1317 n 11/29 X/ Albert J. Lawton/ 50 Kenmere Rd./ Medford, Mass" (handwritten)
Material
aluminum (metal)
corrugated board
paint (coating)
Object type
Household Accessory
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Massachusetts (United States)
Medford (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)
Descriptive terms
aluminum (metal)
Christmas
corrugated board
Holder, Tree
paint (coating)
stands by form: base form
Dimensions
6 (H), 14 1/2 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.6346AB
Credit Line
Gift of Theodora Lawton
GUSN
258313

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