Miner's Candle Holder

Collection Type

  • Lighting

Date

1750-1850

GUSN

GUSN-2244

Description

Cylindrical candle cup on short twisted arm extending to pivoting clamp device and long straight rod; the clamp for rush or splint, the long arm to stick into something.

Details

Descriptive Terms

miners' candlesticks
iron (metal)
wrought
Iron
Wrought
Candlestick, Miner's

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Lighting Device

Dimensions

4 1/2 x 8 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.253