Hogscraper Candlestick

Collection Type

  • Lighting

Date

1750-1800

GUSN

GUSN-310777

Description

Candlestick made of sheet metal on a convex disc base with a straight tubular stem bearing a round drip catcher at the top. Slot in the side of the stem accommodates a finger grip for operating the interior candle adjuster / ejector.

Details

Descriptive Terms

hogscraper candlesticks
tin (metal)
Candleholder
Candlestick
Candlestick, Hogscraper
Candlestick, Hogscraper

Additional Identification Number

1299.72
D13

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

United States,

Object Type

Lighting Equipment; Lighting Holders

Dimensions

9 1/4 (H) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Joan Pearson Watkins Trust

Accession Number

2015.62.72

Places

United States