Christmas Tree Stand

Collection Type

  • Household accessories

Date

1950s

GUSN

GUSN-258313

Description

Painted aluminium tree stand; red, green and white exterior; ten red and white Santa Claus figures around base exterior; green background; brace of stand (center ring) held to exterior base with three metal strips and nuts and bolts; center ring contains three screws to secure tree in place; 3 inch wide cup soldered to base to hold tree trunk; in original shipping container (corrugated cardboard box with shipping label).

Details

Descriptive Terms

stands by form: base form
aluminum (metal)
paint (coating)
corrugated board
Christmas
Holder, Tree

Inscription

"NESCO" (impressed)
"Filene's" (printed)
"Nov-29-54 5500 341317 51 D 2- 3.50/ Filene's/ Boston/ 13655-17/ Dept Emp. No. DATE CHG PBA CPA PD LA EX CP/ Send to / Street / APT / City - State" (gridded label)
"626 1317 n 11/29 X/ Albert J. Lawton/ 50 Kenmere Rd./ Medford, Mass" (handwritten)

Maker

Filene's (Department Store) (Dealer)

Dimensions

6 (H), 14 1/2 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Theodora Lawton

Accession Number

1998.6346AB

Date

1950s (Nov. 29, 1954 (delivery label))

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Medford (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)
Massachusetts (United States)