"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

Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perry Dudley

Accession Number

1966.1327.1