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Chamberstick

1977.250 (RS116485)

Description

Round brass pan with lipped edge; central round shaft riveted to base at bottom with lead weight and brass rivet; ring handle attached at side of pan with copper pins; top of shaft has sloped built-in bobache; incised rings on pan and shaft.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1780-1825
Location of origin
England
Associated Building
Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.).
Material
brass (alloy)
copper (metal)
incising
lead (metal)
Object type
Lighting Device
Descriptive terms
Brass
brass (alloy)
CANDLESTICK
chambersticks
Copper
copper (metal)
Incised
incising
Lead
lead (metal)
Dimensions
4.75 x 7.75 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1977.250
Credit Line
Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler
GUSN
3908

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