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Brass Boudoir Candlestick

Brass boudoir candlestick with deep rectangular base, touch of beading on stick, and finger rest. Missing candle slide.

Object number: 1976.7.1

Dimensions: Base - 5 1/2” x 6 1/2”; 4 1/4” H

Estimated age circa 1780.



What visitors say

Thank you so much for leading us on a guided tour of the Joel Lane House! I had no idea that the kitchen was separate from the main house, and how different the two are. I had always assumed that the most dangerous job for a slave was in the fields, but your expertise showed me that the kitchen (because of the heat and potential for fire) was actually the most dangerous for a slave woman…

Maggie