Candlestand

Collection Type

  • Lighting

Date

ca. 1900

GUSN

GUSN-7545

Description

Tripod base with cabriole legs with pad feet. Baluster support with vase and ring turning at bottom; top tapers to junction with circular top. Single rectangular supporting bar. Painted black. Gilt floral and scroll decoration imitating earlier jappaning.

Details

Descriptive Terms

candlestands (furniture)
gilding
painting (coating)
pine (wood)
turning (shaping process)
cabriole legs
floral patterns
pine (wood)
Queen Anne
scrolls (motifs)
Pine
Painted
Queen Anne
Gilded
Turned
Cabriole Leg
Floral
Scroll
CANDLESTAND

Associated Building

Original to Hamilton House (South Berwick, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

23.75 (H), 18.125 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan

Accession Number

1949.976