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Sliding Candlestand

1991.1635 (RS25743)

Description

An octangonal candle cup on a long sliding, rectangular stem, flauted by two rectangular posts. It is raised on a heavy, slant-sided base with 3-peg feet. All are painted red.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1790-1810
Inscriptions
On a jelly jar label on the underside is inscribed: Hickory wood .
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
hickory (wood)
painting (coating)
Object type
Lighting Device
Descriptive terms
CANDLESTICK
Hickory
hickory (wood)
Painted
painting (coating)
Dimensions
16 x 8.25 x 5.5 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.1635
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
3135

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