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Object Name CANDLESTICK
Catalog Number 0985.07.00119
Description It is a brass cup in cup type. The lower cup edge is dented along the raised edge. The candleholder has a similar raised edge and has an incised line along the base.
Dimensions H-2 Dia-3.25 inches
Owned Jefferson Davis
Provenance This candlestick was owned by Jefferson Davis and used at his bedside in the White House of the Confederacy. Given to the Arlington Chapter of the U.D.C. by a Mrs. J.R. McCann who related the following: "Given by Jefferson Davis to my father, an Alabama judge."
People Davis, Jefferson
Search Terms Confederate Executive Mansion
Confederate White House
Executive Mansion
White House of the Confederacy
Subjects Lighting