Candle Box

Collection Type

  • Household accessories

Date

1775-1800

GUSN

GUSN-3210

Description

Scalloped backboard pierced with two hanging holes over a rectangular box with a carved front; the front is chip carved with pinwheels, diamonds and hexagonal motifs which cover the entire surface; a quarter round molded base; dovetail and nail construction.

Details

Descriptive Terms

candle boxes
chip carving
pine (wood)
geometric patterns
pine (wood)
Pine
Carved
Geometric
BOX, WALL

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

6.375 x 12 x 4.125 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.993