Candlestick

Wooden candlestick.  Writing on bottom with name E. C. Rittenger or Kittenger to Gov. Seward.  Beautifully turned stem.  Since Seward is termed "Governor" it may have been given to him c. 1840.  "From Plato's Grove ----Governor Seward, with the kind regards of E.C. Rittenger."  Marked with a number "14." 1951.1.27