Rush light holder
1600 - 1700
860 x 200 mmOrder this image
Snowshill Manor and Garden, Gloucestershire (Accredited Museum)
Rush light holder, pivoted on stand, adjustable for height - holder slides up vertical iron pole, on triangular wooden base, upon three legs. In notebook no.4, page 20 (1340945.4) Charles Wade refers to: 'Anns Room 37. Rushlight floor stand with socket & taper clip on 3 legged stand.' Includes sketch with dimensions.
Given to the National Trust with Snowshill Manor in 1951 by Charles Paget Wade.
Wade, 1944: Charles Paget Wade, Contents of Snowshill Manor. Volume 4 First and Second Floor, 1944, page 20