Hogscraper Candlestick

Collection Type

  • Lighting

Date

1800-1850

GUSN

GUSN-2187

Description

Saucer-shaped bobeche with spur to one side on cylindrical shaft with ejector, raised on a domed, circular base.

Details

Descriptive Terms

hogscraper candlesticks
iron (metal)
Iron
Candlestick

Inscription

1) Cast mark on ejector handle: ""Shaw Stem""(?). 2) Adhesive tape label on bottom: ""LITTLE"".

Associated Building

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

Maker

Shaw's Patent (Maker)

Location of Origin

probably Birmingham, United Kingdom

Dimensions

7 1/8 (H), 3 7/8 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.196

Places

England (United Kingdom) [country]