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Hogscraper Candlestick

2015.62.72 (RS239252)

Description

Candlestick made of sheet metal on a convex disc base with a straight tubular stem bearing a round drip catcher at the top. Slot in the side of the stem accommodates a finger grip for operating the interior candle adjuster / ejector.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1750-1800
Location of origin
United States,
Material
tin (metal)
Object type
Lighting Equipment; Lighting Holders
Places
United States
Descriptive terms
Candleholder
Candlestick
Candlestick, Hogscraper
hogscraper candlesticks
tin (metal)
Dimensions
9 1/4 (H) (inches)
Accession Number
2015.62.72
Credit Line
Gift of the Joan Pearson Watkins Trust
GUSN
310777

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