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Pewter Chamberstick

1991.1318.2 (RS20815)

Description

Pewter chamberstick with laterally positioned injectors; saucer-like bobecheon ringed cylindrical shaft with injector and bulbous base on deep circular drip pan with fingerhold ring and disc-shaped rest.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1890-1930
Inscriptions
Under drip pan: ""A crest with a crane above which are the initials 'L.W.' also impressed is 'France.' Note: a number has been rubbed off the base of the drip pan.
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
pewter (tin alloy)
tin (metal)
Object type
Lighting Device
Places
Possibly England (United Kingdom) [country]
Descriptive terms
Candlestick
candlesticks
Colonial Revival
Pewter
pewter (tin alloy)
tin (metal)
Dimensions
7 x 5 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.1318.2
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2857

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