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"Torcheres" candlestand

Description

Circular top w/ raised lip, w/ incised line, turned baluster in 3 sect.: top sect. urn-shaped, 2nd sect. tapering straight, lower sect. tulip-shaped; painted ring at base of each sect. (ochre in color), 3 legged base top of legs grooved w/ raised V-shaped notches on either side, underside of base legs have scalloped painted (ochre) edges, legs ending w/ feet undercut w/ rounded V-shaped notch. Cabriole legs.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1899
Associated Building
Gilman Garrison House (Exeter, N.H.).
Material
maple (wood)
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
CANDLESTAND
candlestands (furniture)
Chippendale
Maple
maple (wood)
Dimensions
39.75 (H), 8 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1966.1327.1
Credit Line
Bequest of William Perry Dudley
GUSN
26014

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