Candlestand

Collection Type

  • Lighting

Date

1790-1820

GUSN

GUSN-3358

Description

A candlestand with a horizontal rectangular arm within a candlecup and drip pan. At each end, it is turned to rachet a notched post on a three part frame with a pivoting edge on one upright to hold an adjustable post. All raised on an "X" form base.

Details

Descriptive Terms

candlestands (furniture)
cherry (wood)
maple (wood)
tin (metal)
cherry (wood)
maple (wood)
Maple
Cherry
Tin
CANDLESTAND

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Lighting Device

Dimensions

25 x 16.5 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.1142