Candlestand

Object Number: 
1948.30
Date: 
1805-1815
Medium: 
Mahogany
Dimensions: 
Overall: 28 1/2 x 23 x 20 in. ( 72.4 x 58.4 x 50.8 cm )
Description: 
Mahogany Federal candlestand with clover-leaf tilt top, reeded and turned vase-shaped pedestal, and tripod base with reeding on the upper portion of each leg.
Gallery Label: 
According to the donor, this candlestand belonged to the Bassett family of New Haven, Connecticut. Dr. Benjamin Franklin Bassett (1825-1875) is identified as an early owner.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Miss Grace B. Morgan
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group