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Ratcheted Candlestand, 19th century

This is a Ratcheted Candlestand. It is dated 19th century and we acquired it in 1942. Its medium is oak, maple, and iron. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Mrs. J. Insley Blair. It is credited Gift of Mrs. J. Insley Blair.

  • Rush Candle Holder
  • wood, wrought iron.
  • Gift of Mrs. J. Insley Blair in memory of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt.
  • 1941-98-31
  • Lamp (USA)
  • iron, wood.
  • Gift of Mrs. J. Insley Blair in memory of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt.
  • 1941-98-39-a/c

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 57.2 × 27.9 × 20.3 cm (22 1/2 in. × 11 in. × 8 in.)

Cite this object as

Ratcheted Candlestand, 19th century; oak, maple, and iron; H x W x D: 57.2 × 27.9 × 20.3 cm (22 1/2 in. × 11 in. × 8 in.); Gift of Mrs. J. Insley Blair; 1942-81-4

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Ellen DeGeneres Selects.

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