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”.