A Fine Federal Mahogany Octagonal Tilt-top Antique Candle Stand, probably Salem, Massachusetts, circa 1790.
This nicely proportioned antique Federal candle stand has a vibrant mahogany top with a rosewood cross-banded edge and a central flame birch panel within a geometric border. The octagonal top rest above a ring turned posts with a delicate central vase carved with a laurel leaf decoration. This specific leaf decoration is a motif used by Salem carvers including Samuel McIntire. The post of the candle stand joins three delicate slender tapering scrolled spider legs.
Height with top up: 41"
Top size: 22" x 14 7/8”
Height with top down: 29"
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