Candleholder

Collection Type

  • Lighting

Date

1845-1850

GUSN

GUSN-3335

Description

The candleholder has a squared iron post with a pointed end. Also, an adjustable iron bracket with a four section hinged folding arm with cylindrical candlecup at its cast section. The bracket is attached to the post by a screw.

Details

Descriptive Terms

candleholders
iron (metal)
Iron
CANDLEHOLDER

Inscription

Stamped on all sides is: R. STILLMAN'S/PATENT 1848 . Typed on a paper label is: Iron candlearm dated 1848 .

Associated Building

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

Maker

Stillman, A. (Maker)

Location of Origin

USA

Object Type

Lighting Device

Dimensions

16.75 x 5.5 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.1121