Candle holder and rush

Collection Type

  • Lighting

Date

1700-1799

GUSN

GUSN-26169

Description

Spiral twist spike set into piece of roughly hewn log. Top of spike hinged with "U" shaped arm ending in cylindrical candle socket. Socket end balances clip at top center designed to hold rush. Tallow candle display item.

Details

Descriptive Terms

candleholders
iron (metal)
wood (plant material)
wrought
Iron
Wrought
Candlestick

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Lighting Device

Dimensions

11.125 x 6 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perry Dudley

Accession Number

1979.23