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Candlestand

Description

A candlestand with a horizontal rectangular arm within a candlecup and drip pan. At each end, it is turned to rachet a notched post on a three part frame with a pivoting edge on one upright to hold an adjustable post. All raised on an "X" form base.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1790-1820
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
cherry (wood)
maple (wood)
tin (metal)
Object type
Lighting Device
Descriptive terms
CANDLESTAND
candlestands (furniture)
Cherry
cherry (wood)
Maple
maple (wood)
Tin
tin (metal)
Dimensions
25 x 16.5 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.1142
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
3358

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