Alpine Candle Holder

Collection Type

  • Lighting

Date

1700-1800

GUSN

GUSN-2243

Description

Twisted shaft with hook to one side; taper candle cup at top and extended arm with ring on square drip pan, raised on a tripod base, and additional upright attached to drip pan with hook at midsection and extending through ring to hold candle in place.

Details

Descriptive Terms

alpine candleholders
iron (metal)
wrought
Iron
Wrought
CANDLESTICK

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Lighting Device

Dimensions

8.5 x 4.125 x 4.375 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.252