Candlestick

Object Number: 
1922.117
Date: 
1785-1800
Medium: 
Pewter, copper, silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 5/8 x 4 1/4 x 4 in. ( 14.3 x 10.8 x 10.2 cm )
Description: 
Copper and silver plated wax jack (or taper stand) with oval base, lyre-shaped body and reeded socket; wax taper would have wound around pin which goes through upper section of body.
Gallery Label: 
According to the donor, this was used in a New York law office.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Antoinette Bobert
Provenance: 
Formerly of the George W. Nash Collection of Ulster County, New York Household Artifacts
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group