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Candlestand

Description

Federal cherrywood candlestand, its sqare top with invected corners; on vase/baluster turned pedestal on tripod base, the 3 snake feet mortised into shaped cylindrical base; natural finish.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1820
Location of origin
USA, New England
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
cherry (wood)
joining
mortise-and-tenon joints
nailing
turning (shaping process)
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
CANDLESTAND
candlestands (furniture)
Cherry
cherry (wood)
Federal
joining
Mortise & Tenon
mortise-and-tenon joints
Nailed
nailing
Turned
turning (shaping process)
Dimensions
27.25 x 15.25 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.1317
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2856

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