Candlestand

Collection Type

  • Lighting

Date

1900-25

GUSN

GUSN-256398

Description

Inspired by 18th century form. Two crossed and arched feet with main shaft dowelled through center crossing. Shaft is chamfered just above feet, then is dowel turned. Wooden cross bar with center hole fits onto shaft and is held up by 2 opposing arched steel strips which create pressure hold. Arm has 2 crimped edge sheet metal drip pans with candle sockets having adjustable slides. Chamfered finial with pyramidal top. Wax finish with black paint on metal parts.

Details

Descriptive Terms

candlestands (lighting devices)
walnut (wood)
steel (alloy)
sheet metal
Candlestand

Associated Person

Thacher, Mary

Associated Building

Original To Winslow Crocker House (Yarmouth Port, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

371.1981

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

New England

Dimensions

37 3/8 x 14 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Estate of Guido Perera

Accession Number

1999.576