Candlestand with Hog Scraper Candlesticks

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1750-1800

GUSN

GUSN-8331

Description

Adjustable candlestick on four-footed base with top accommodating two hog scraper candlesticks.

Details

Descriptive Terms

candlestands (furniture)
candlesticks
iron (metal)
maple (wood)
oak (wood)
turning (shaping process)
Oak
Maple
Turned
Iron
Candlestand

Inscription

Paper label at top of hog scraper holder: Light stand supposed/to be 110 years old

Associated Building

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

Additional Identification Number

1992.672A,B,C

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Furniture

Dimensions

35 3/4 x 13 1/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1992.672A-C