"Torcheres" candlestand

Collection Type

  • Lighting

Date

1800-1899

GUSN

GUSN-26014

Description

Circular top w/ raised lip, w/ incised line, turned baluster in 3 sect.: top sect. urn-shaped, 2nd sect. tapering straight, lower sect. tulip-shaped; painted ring at base of each sect. (ochre in color), 3 legged base top of legs grooved w/ raised V-shaped notches on either side, underside of base legs have scalloped painted (ochre) edges, legs ending w/ feet undercut w/ rounded V-shaped notch. Cabriole legs.

Details

Descriptive Terms

candlestands (furniture)
maple (wood)
Chippendale
maple (wood)
Maple
Chippendale
CANDLESTAND

Associated Building

Gilman Garrison House (Exeter, N.H.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Furniture

Dimensions

39.75 (H), 8 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perry Dudley

Accession Number

1966.1327.1