Candlestand

Collection Type

  • Lighting

Date

1800-1820

GUSN

GUSN-2856

Description

Federal cherrywood candlestand, its sqare top with invected corners; on vase/baluster turned pedestal on tripod base, the 3 snake feet mortised into shaped cylindrical base; natural finish.

Details

Descriptive Terms

candlestands (furniture)
cherry (wood)
mortise-and-tenon joints
joining
nailing
turning (shaping process)
cherry (wood)
Federal
Cherry
Turned
Mortise & Tenon
Nailed
Federal
CANDLESTAND

Associated Building

Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

USA, New England

Dimensions

27.25 x 15.25 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.1317