Candlestick

Object Number: 
1934.94a
Date: 
1850-1890
Medium: 
Iron
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 1/2 x 4 in. ( 16.5 x 10.2 cm )
Description: 
Iron candlestick with a slide, round thumbpiece, and protruding lip on circular base.
Gallery Label: 
Similar objects are also called "pork-barrel" or "hog scraper" candlesticks (See Publications).
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. DeWitt M. Lockman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group