Rushlight Holder

Collection Type

  • Lighting

Date

1720-1760

GUSN

GUSN-59751

Description

Circular base; spiral twist shaft & arm; candle socket&rush clamp

Details

Descriptive Terms

rushlight holders
iron (metal)
wrought
Iron
Wrought
HOLDER, RUSHLIGHT

Associated Building

Original to Beauport, Sleeper-McCann House (Gloucester, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

13 x 4 (HxW), 5.5 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Constance McCann Betts, Helena Woolworth Guest and Frasier W. McCann

Accession Number

1942.3261