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Hogscraper Candlestick

2015.62.75 (RS239270)

Description

Candlestick made of tin sheet 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.\n

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1750-1770
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 (H) (inches)
Accession Number
2015.62.75
Credit Line
Gift of the Joan Pearson Watkins Trust
GUSN
310780

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