Candle Box

Collection Type

  • Lighting

Date

1800-1830

GUSN

GUSN-2559

Description

Deep rectangular box with centered rigid carrying handle flanked by two compartments, each with a sliding cover, painted red. (Contains 146 GROSS hand-dipped candles).

Details

Descriptive Terms

candle boxes
painting (coating)
pine (wood)
pine (wood)
Pine
Painted
Box, Candle

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Lighting Device

Dimensions

7 1/2 x 28 x 7 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.687