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Object Name: Candlestand
Date: 1805-1815
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Medium: Mahogany
Dimensions: Overall: 28 1/2 x 23 x 20 in. ( 72.4 x 58.4 x 50.8 cm )
Place made: North America, United States, New York
Description: Mahogany Federal candlestand with clover-leaf tilt top, reeded and turned vase-shaped pedestal, and tripod base with reeding on the upper portion of each leg.
Credit Line: Gift of Miss Grace B. Morgan
Object Number: 1948.30
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According to the donor, this candlestand belonged to the Bassett family of New Haven, Connecticut. Dr. Benjamin Franklin Bassett (1825-1875) is identified as an early owner.