Candle Sconce & Snuffer

Collection Type

  • Lighting

Date

1810-1840

GUSN

GUSN-2246

Description

SCONCE A: Rectangular vertically molded back plate with 3/4 circular crimped crest pierced with hanging hole over candle holder and 3/4 circular drip pan; painted black and decorated with red sprigs. SNUFFER B: Conical, with traces of black paint and red leafy devices.

Details

Descriptive Terms

sconces
candle snuffers
painting (coating)
tin (metal)
Tin
Painted
SCONCE, CANDLE

Associated Building

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

Additional Identification Number

1991.259A,B

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Lighting Device

Dimensions

13.5 x 4.125 x 3.25 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.259AB