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Candlestick

1971.961 (RS117915)

Description

Dished cylindrical base; tapered stem surmounted by a rectangular match holder; a scrolled handle with a circular thumb grip projects from one side of the stem; an arm projecting from the opposite side holds a cylindrical candle socket.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1900
Inscriptions
Tamped ""GUSUMS/BRUR/7"" on the base.
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
brass (alloy)
Object type
Lighting Device
Descriptive terms
Brass
brass (alloy)
CANDLESTICK
candlesticks
Dimensions
4.5 x 6 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.961
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
5699

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