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Courting Candle Holder

$53.00 - $73.00
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SKU:
SC901-520
Width:
6.50 (in)
Height:
6.00 (in)
Depth:
5.00 (in)

Product Description

A traditional time piece, the courting candle was used by a young girl's father when her suitor came "a courtin". If he liked a particular suitor, the father might set the candle on one of the higher rings, giving the couple a long visit in hopes that this lad might become his son-in-law. If the young man wasn't a favorite, the candle would be set on a lower ring allowing just a short visit. When the candle burned down to the metal, courtin' time was over.

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