Eastern Virginia, probably Nansemond County
H: 29.75” (top down), 39” (top up); diameter: 18.75”
This petite candlestand is a product of a country cabinetmaker who devised his own mechanical systems to secure the top to the turned stand. Instead of a birdcage, he fashioned a wooden peg that locks the op on place. There is also a unique application of the iron spider to the underside of the base, which is secured by a metal peg or rivet that penetrates the entire width of the leg.