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Walnut Tripod Candlestand

​Small walnut tripod candle stand of Eastern North Carolina origin. Is of distinctive Carolina design in the fact that baluster shaft is very elongated, with main weight at bottom of shaft and with quite a long and slender neck above it. Base well designed and detailed. Carved pads on feet and little spine up legs. Overall good form of base. Rather unusually large thick top on table. Origin Eastern North Carolina.

Object number: 1974.7.1

Dimensions: 27 3/4” H x 19 7/8” W x 195/8” D

Given by Craig and Tarlton, Inc.

Estimated age circa 1770 to 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