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Tin Candle Box with

1991.1108 (RS21253)

Description

The candle box is of tubular form with convex ends on a hinged lid. The lid is ornamented with raised octogonal reserve. It hangs from two pierced tapered tabs.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1830
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
soldering
tin (metal)
Object type
Lighting Device
Descriptive terms
Box, Candle
candle boxes
Soldered
soldering
Tin
tin (metal)
Dimensions
7 x 14 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.1108
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
3322

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