Candle Stand - (Furniture) Glossary of Antique Terms C

Candle Stand - (Furniture) A portable stand for supporting a candle, lamp or a light such as a candelabrum. They are made in various styles and a variety of materials. Often in pairs, and as this fashion seems to have come from France the French words Gueridon or Torcheres are often used. Due to Lighting improvements in the 19th Century they are no longer made.


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