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Candlestand

1949.976 (RS120068)

Description

Tripod base with cabriole legs with pad feet. Baluster support with vase and ring turning at bottom; top tapers to junction with circular top. Single rectangular supporting bar. Painted black. Gilt floral and scroll decoration imitating earlier jappaning.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1900
Associated Building
Original to Hamilton House (South Berwick, Me.).
Material
gilding
painting (coating)
pine (wood)
turning (shaping process)
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
Cabriole Leg
cabriole legs
CANDLESTAND
candlestands (furniture)
Floral
floral patterns
Gilded
gilding
Painted
painting (coating)
Pine
pine (wood)
Queen Anne
Scroll
scrolls (motifs)
Turned
turning (shaping process)
Dimensions
23.75 (H), 18.125 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1949.976
Credit Line
Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan
GUSN
7545

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