Candle mold with wicks, rods and wax

Object Number: 
1920.86
Date: 
1800-1825
Medium: 
Tin, wood, thread, wax
Dimensions: 
Overall: 11 1/4 x 6 3/4 x 6 1/2 in. ( 28.6 x 17.1 x 16.5 cm )
Description: 
Tin candle mold for twelve candles; rectangular top and base fitted with twelve cylindrcal molds between, tapering slightly toward the bottom, and a flat, loop handle; three wooden rods laid across the top with four thread wicks tied to each; wax has been poured into each mold.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Samuel V. Hoffman
Provenance: 
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