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Rushlight Holder

Description

Circular base; spiral twist shaft & arm; candle socket&rush clamp

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1720-1760
Associated Building
Original to Beauport, Sleeper-McCann House (Gloucester, Mass.).
Material
iron (metal)
wrought
Object type
Lighting Device
Descriptive terms
HOLDER, RUSHLIGHT
Iron
iron (metal)
rushlight holders
Wrought
wrought
Dimensions
13 x 4 (HxW), 5.5 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1942.3261
Credit Line
Gift of Constance McCann Betts, Helena Woolworth Guest and Frasier W. McCann
GUSN
59751

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