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Candlestand

Description

Tilt-top candlestand with circular top, vase-shaped pedestal with carved acanthus leaves. Three cabriole legs with leaf carving on knees and claw-and-ball feet. Top with lighter wood inlay.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1750-1800
Possibly
Location of origin
United States, New England
Associated Building
Original To Nickels-Sortwell House (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
wood (plant material)
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
Candlestand
tilt-top tables
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
26 3/4 x 12 3/4 (HxW), 8 7/8 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1958.296
Credit Line
Bequest of Frances Sortwell
GUSN
288575

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