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Candlestick

1991.660 (RS20732)

Description

Candlestick with large handle; carved from one piece of wood; tallow candle.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1820-1830
Inscriptions
With pen in script on jelly label on bottom: Wood candle/holder home-made/in Branchville,/New Jersey - Over/100 yrs. old when/given to my uncle/in 1931/N.F.L.
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
brass (alloy)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Lighting Device
Places
Probably New Jersey (United States)
Descriptive terms
Brass
brass (alloy)
Candlestick
candlesticks
Carved
Treen
Turned
Wood
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
1 1/2 (H), 8 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.660
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
8457

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