Candlestand

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

c.1890-1907

GUSN

GUSN-172668

Description

Pair of Chippendale style candlestands, with square tops with canted corners. Top attached at center bottom to tall slender columnar tripod support. Cylindrical column surmounted by cup shaped capital with ring turnings with medial elongated ball turnings on a stepped base. Bottom of column scalloped. Whole supported by three cabriole legs with high knees tapering to slender ankles with egg-shaped bal in arched taloned claw foot. Appeared in 1907 photographs.

Details

Descriptive Terms

candlestands (furniture)
Candlestand

Associated Building

Original To Governor John Langdon House (Portsmouth, N.H.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Furniture

Dimensions

44 1/4 x 16 1/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. Woodbury Langdon

Accession Number

1966.301AB