Candlestand

Collection Type

  • Lighting

Date

1790-1820

GUSN

GUSN-26105

Description

Federal tripod table w/ octagonal top. Top w/ inlaid 8-pointed star w/ turned ivory button at center. Top is chamfered on underside as is the support which attaches it to the turned pedestal. Pedestal is simple urn topped by ring w/ triangle border motif, rings, and a reel. Incised rings form decoration. Tripod w/ very simple flat legs.

Details

Descriptive Terms

candlestands (furniture)
birch (wood)
cherry (wood)
maple (wood)
ivory (tooth component)
wood (plant material)
cherry (wood)
Federal
Cherry
Birch
Maple
Vegetable Ivory
Federal
CANDLESTAND

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Furniture

Dimensions

27.625 x 11.688 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perry Dudley

Accession Number

1966.1308

Places

New Hampshire (United States)