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Chamberstick

1977.251 (RS116486)

Description

Rectangular beveled pan with canted sides and lipped edge supporting push-up shaft with incised rings and rectangular bobache; riveted handle ring at edge with copper rivets; push up pad missing.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1775-1825
Location of origin
England
Associated Building
Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.).
Material
brass (alloy)
copper (metal)
Object type
Lighting Device
Descriptive terms
Brass
brass (alloy)
CANDLESTICK
chambersticks
Copper
copper (metal)
Dimensions
5.25 x 7.125 x 6.875 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1977.251
Credit Line
Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler
GUSN
3909

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