Rush light

Rush light
Title
Rush light
Date 
1730-1780
Medium 
Iron, wood
Dimensions 
Overall: 7 3/4 x 4 3/4 x 3 3/4 in. ( 19.7 x 12.1 x 9.5 cm )
Description 
Wrought iron rush holder hinged with curling tongs and twisted stems, one anchored in the faceted wooden block base, the other bent round to the candle socket.
Object Number 
1925.119
Gallery Label 
The wooden part was added in the 20th century.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group