Candle Dryer

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1780-1830

GUSN

GUSN-11102

Description

Rectangular form with a flattened top, pierced with a hanging hole over a chamfered, hexagonal body which has 6 projecting carved arms. Two arms hold hand dipped tallon candles. It has a natural finish.

Details

Descriptive Terms

racks (supporting devices)
wood (plant material)
hewing
Wood
Hand-hewn
Rack, Drying

Associated Building

Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

10 x 2 x 5 1/8 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1992.438