Candlestick

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1820-1830

GUSN

GUSN-8457

Description

Candlestick with large handle; carved from one piece of wood; tallow candle.

Details

Descriptive Terms

candlesticks
brass (alloy)
wood (plant material)
Wood
Brass
Carved
Turned
Treen
Candlestick

Inscription

With pen in script on jelly label on bottom: Wood candle/holder home-made/in Branchville,/New Jersey - Over/100 yrs. old when/given to my uncle/in 1931/N.F.L.

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

1 1/2 (H), 8 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.660

Places

Probably New Jersey (United States)