- Media Type:
- A candleholder used during the 18th and 19th centuries.
Black, metal (tin) candleholder, approximately 4 5/8 inches tall. The bottom is a round shallow dish approximately 5 3/4 inches x 5 3/4 inches. Inn the center of the dish is a narrow candlestick holder approximately 1 3/4 inches in diameter, standing vertically.
A seam runs vertically down the cylinder, and beside the seam, on the bottom half of the cylinder, is a rectangular cut out, 1 1/4 inches x 1/2 inch.
Attached to the outer edge of the bottom dish is a loop to act as a handle.
A piece of off-white candle, approximately 2 inches tall, used, with burnt wick sits in the candlestick holder.
- Date of Original:
- 18th-19th century
Width: 14.5 cm
Height: 11.7 cm
Length: 14.5 cm
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- Image courtesy of the St. Catharines Museum
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