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Accession number 1962.066
Catalog Number 1962.066.0001
Object Name Candlestand
Description Maple; stained a dark brown; has a rectangular shaped top; four pieces of wood fitted together around edges of the table top and makes what looks like a frame around the top; smaller square sections underneath the table top forms a box-like shape which a single drawer slides into; single drawer has one round wooden pull knob in the center; joined in the center of the bottom of the drawer section is the pedestal; this is round in shape and increases in circumference from top to bottom; ends in a round shape; projecting from down near the bottom, the pedestal are three legs evenly spaced around the pedestal; these legs slope outward and the bottoms are cut on an angle for balance; has an old Berkshire Museum label attached to the underside;
Provenance For an illustration of this object, see Shaker Furniture by Edward Deming Andrews, Plate 12, illustration #2, page 74