Sliding Candlestand

Collection Type

  • Lighting

Date

1790-1810

GUSN

GUSN-3135

Description

An octangonal candle cup on a long sliding, rectangular stem, flauted by two rectangular posts. It is raised on a heavy, slant-sided base with 3-peg feet. All are painted red.

Details

Descriptive Terms

hickory (wood)
painting (coating)
Hickory
Painted
CANDLESTICK

Inscription

On a jelly jar label on the underside is inscribed: Hickory wood .

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Lighting Device

Dimensions

16 x 8.25 x 5.5 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.1635