Candlestand

Collection Type

  • Lighting

Date

ca. 1821

GUSN

GUSN-44452

Description

Candlestand. Cherry, probably maple cleat, mahoganized. Spider legs, notched pillar base; urn-turned pillar; fixed octagonal top.

Details

Descriptive Terms

candlestands (furniture)
graining
cherry (wood)
maple (wood)
cherry (wood)
Federal
maple (wood)
Cherry
Maple
Grained
Federal
CANDLESTAND

Inscription

In chalk on underside of top: ""NF"" ? or ""No []"" or ""NJ"" or ""HF""

Additional Identification Number

24.1983

Maker

Attributed to Noyes, Samuel S., 1785-1832 (Maker)

Location of Origin

Wayland, MA, USA

Object Type

Furniture

Dimensions

26 7/8 x 17 1/8 x 15 1/8 (HxWxD) (inches)

Accession Number

1987.1451

Reference Notes

Wesselman, Linda J. and Martha D. Hamilton. Earliest Recollections: Furnishings from the Family of Edwin B. Sears. Boston: Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities, 1984.

Places

Massachusetts (United States)