Candlestick



Accession #:
2003-53-1
Category:
Household Accessories
Medium:
silver
Date:
ca. 1800
Held at:
Litchfield Historical Society
Size:
6 1/2" high x 3 3/4" width x 5" length
Description:
Silver colored candlestick. The column is gently fluted with a double rign where the base and the shaft meet. The base is inscribed with "Julius Deming August 7, 1781" and "Edith Howell Perkins April 25, 1900" Edith Howell Perkins was the great-grandaughter of Julius Deming, the granddaughter of Clarissa Deming and Charles Perkins, and the daughter of Julius Deming Perkins. The inscriptions refer to Julius Deming's marriage to Dorothy Champion in 1781 and to Edith Howell Perkins marriage to William Rockhill in 1900.

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