Candle box

Collection Type

  • Lighting

Date

1775-1825

GUSN

GUSN-8373

Description

Hanging candlebox in New England saltbox style. Painted dark red. Slanted cover attached with wire hinges.

Details

Descriptive Terms

candle boxes
nailing
painting (coating)
pine (wood)
pine (wood)
Pine
Painted
Nailed
Box, Candle

Label

In exhibit "Boxes: Open and Shut" at SPNEA's One Bowdoin Square Gallery May 15, 2001 to October 2001. The exhibit then traveled to Hancock Shaker Village in Pittsfield, MA where objects were on display from November 2001 to May 6, 2002.

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

16 x 11.75 x 8 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.598