1952.0062 Candlestand, view 1
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  • Creator (Role):

    Joseph Short (Artist)

  • Place of Origin:

    Newburyport, Massachusetts, New England, United States, North America

  • Materials:

    Mahogany; Brass

  • Museum Object Number:


  • Complete Details

Object Number


Object Name




Credit Line/Donor

Gift of Henry Francis du Pont

Creator (Role)

Joseph Short (Artist)

Place of Origin

Newburyport, Massachusetts, New England, United States, North America

Mark or Signature or Inscription or Label

1. Label; Underneath the top; "Warranted/ Cabinet Work/ of all kinds, between/ Market Square and Brown's Wharf,/ Newburyport./ ALL orders for Work will be gratefully/ received and punctually executed."


Mahogany; Brass

Dimensions (inches)

26.62 (H) , 18.43 (L) , 13.68 (W)

Dimensions (centimeters)

67.63 (H) , 46.83 (L) , 34.76 (W)

Measurement Notes

Due to an inability to reach this object, it was not re-measured during the re-cataloguing project.

Object Description

Text available soon.

Bibliography and Bibliographic Notes

[Book] Montgomery, Charles F., et al. 1966 American Furniture: The Federal Period, in the Henry Francis du Pont Winterthur Museum.
Published: no. 371.
[Article] Swan, Mabel Munson. 04//1945 Newburyport Furnituremakers. Antiques.
Published: pp. 223-24.
[Book] Belknap, Henry Wycoff. 1927 Artists and Craftsmen of Essex County, Massachusetts.
Published: p. 70.
[Article] Evans, Nancy Goyne. 2008 The Written Evidence of Furniture Repairs and Alterations: How Original Is "All Original?". American Furniture.