Candle box

Candle box
Candle box
Candle box
Title
Candle box
Date 
1773
Medium 
Brass
Dimensions 
Overall: 6 x 10 1/4 x 4 1/2 in. ( 15.2 x 26 x 11.4 cm )
Description 
Rolled sheet brass candle box with hinged door and clasp; door decorated with wired edges and punched design of swags and circles forming floral motif with engraved name and date; two hanging brackets extend from back.
Credit Line 
Gift of Mr. Edmund Astley Prentis
Object Number 
1954.168
Marks 
engraved: on door: "B. WILKES/1773/ASHTON"
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group