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Candlestand with octagonal top, attributed to Samuel Dunlap (1752-1830) Salisbury, NH; circa 1800. Very early, possibly original red paint. Most likely birch and maple.  Underside of top is sharply chamfered; turned shaft has hexagonal base; three legs have a center ridge on the upper surface, ending in simple snake feet.  A rare piece in excellent surface and condition.  Provenance:  Mr. and Mrs. James O’Keene Sale, Sotheby’s January 1997.
Dimensions: height 25”; top 16” x 16”.

 
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