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Rush-light holder

1991.627 (RS35175)

Description

Light holder has hexagonal shaft on three arched legs with splay feet. Adjustable holder with pointed terminus and blunt top.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1700-1750
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
iron (metal)
wrought
Object type
Lighting Device
Descriptive terms
Iron
iron (metal)
LAMP
rushlight holders
Wrought
wrought
Dimensions
9.5 x 6 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.627
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
8423

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