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Candlestick

Description

Baluster shape shaft; cylindrical socket with turned over rim; domed foot

Details

Maker
Porter, Freeman, 1808-1887 (Maker)
Date
1835-1865
Inscriptions
"F. PORTER/NO.2/WESTBROOK" (stamped)
Location of origin
Westbrook, ME, USA
Associated Building
Original to Beauport, Sleeper-McCann House (Gloucester, Mass.).
Material
casting (process)
pewter (tin alloy)
tin (metal)
Object type
Lighting Device
Places
Maine (United States)
Westbrook (Cumberland county, Maine)
Descriptive terms
CANDLESTICK
candlesticks
casting (process)
Pewter
pewter (tin alloy)
Slip Cast
tin (metal)
Dimensions
6 (H), 3.875 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1942.4038.2
Credit Line
Gift of Constance McCann Betts, Helena Woolworth Guest and Frasier W. McCann
GUSN
60337

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