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Candle holder and rush

Description

Spiral twist spike set into piece of roughly hewn log. Top of spike hinged with "U" shaped arm ending in cylindrical candle socket. Socket end balances clip at top center designed to hold rush. Tallow candle display item.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1700-1799
Associated Building
Gilman Garrison House (Exeter, N.H.).
Material
iron (metal)
wood (plant material)
wrought
Object type
Lighting Device
Descriptive terms
candleholders
Candlestick
Iron
iron (metal)
wood (plant material)
wrought
Wrought
Dimensions
11.125 x 6 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1979.23
Credit Line
Bequest of William Perry Dudley
GUSN
26169

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