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Candlestand

Description

Federal tripod table w/ octagonal top. Top w/ inlaid 8-pointed star w/ turned ivory button at center. Top is chamfered on underside as is the support which attaches it to the turned pedestal. Pedestal is simple urn topped by ring w/ triangle border motif, rings, and a reel. Incised rings form decoration. Tripod w/ very simple flat legs.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1790-1820
Associated Building
Gilman Garrison House (Exeter, N.H.).
Material
birch (wood)
cherry (wood)
ivory (tooth component)
maple (wood)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Furniture
Places
New Hampshire (United States)
Descriptive terms
Birch
birch (wood)
CANDLESTAND
candlestands (furniture)
Cherry
cherry (wood)
Federal
ivory (tooth component)
Maple
maple (wood)
Vegetable Ivory
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
27.625 x 11.688 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1966.1308
Credit Line
Bequest of William Perry Dudley
GUSN
26105

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