Hogscraper Candlestick

Collection Type

  • Lighting

Date

1750-1770

GUSN

GUSN-310780

Description

Candlestick made of tin sheet 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.\n

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Additional Identification Number

1299.75
E87

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

United States

Object Type

Lighting Equipment; Lighting Holders

Dimensions

9 (H) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Joan Pearson Watkins Trust

Accession Number

2015.62.75

Places

United States