Skip to content

Search Collections

Candlestand

1987.1451 (RS33420)

Description

Candlestand. Cherry, probably maple cleat, mahoganized. Spider legs, notched pillar base; urn-turned pillar; fixed octagonal top.

Details

Maker
Attributed to Noyes, Samuel S., 1785-1832 (Maker)
Date
ca. 1821
Inscriptions
In chalk on underside of top: ""NF"" ? or ""No []"" or ""NJ"" or ""HF""
Location of origin
Wayland, MA, USA
Material
cherry (wood)
graining
maple (wood)
Object type
Furniture
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
CANDLESTAND
candlestands (furniture)
Cherry
Federal
Grained
graining
Maple
Possibly cherry (wood)
Possibly maple (wood)
Dimensions
26 7/8 x 17 1/8 x 15 1/8 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1987.1451
GUSN
44452
Reference Notes
Wesselman, Linda J. and Martha D. Hamilton. Earliest Recollections: Furnishings from the Family of Edwin B. Sears. Boston: Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities, 1984.

Comments