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Candlestand with Hog Scraper Candlesticks

1992.672A-C (RS21387)

Description

Adjustable candlestick on four-footed base with top accommodating two hog scraper candlesticks.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1750-1800
Inscriptions
Paper label at top of hog scraper holder: Light stand supposed/to be 110 years old
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
iron (metal)
maple (wood)
oak (wood)
turning (shaping process)
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
Candlestand
candlestands (furniture)
candlesticks
Iron
iron (metal)
Maple
maple (wood)
Oak
oak (wood)
Turned
turning (shaping process)
Dimensions
35 3/4 x 13 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1992.672A-C
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
8331

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