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Chamber candlestick

Description

Pressed tin and brass candlestick. Inscribed with international patent marks. Hexagonal shape with round holder. Body of holder formed by independent panels, handle on side. Embossed floral design on base.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1860-1880
Inscriptions
"BREV. JTAL VOL 174 No 170/ PAT. ESPAN. 31446/ ENGL. LETTERS PAT 6851-03/ UEST PAT. 16468 UNG PAT 26775/ D.R.P. 143338/ BREVETE S.G.D.G./ 334068" (impressed)
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
brass (alloy)
tin (metal)
Object type
Lighting Equipment; Lighting Holders
Descriptive terms
brass (alloy)
Candleholder
Candlestick
Chamberstick
chambersticks
floral patterns
tin (metal)
Dimensions
2 1/4 x 5 3/4 x 5 1/4 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.2318.1
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
18226

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