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Chamberstick

1949.422.1 (RS119541)

Description

Circular saucer base/drip pan surmounted by cylindircal shape with incised lines and button lever for raising the candle. Shaft terminates in molded bobeche without defined socket. C-scroll handle, with ovoid thumb rest, riveted to base.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1833
Associated Building
Original to Hamilton House (South Berwick, Me.).
Material
brass (alloy)
incising
riveting
Object type
Lighting Device
Descriptive terms
Brass
brass (alloy)
CANDLESTICK
chambersticks
Incised
incising
Riveted
riveting
Dimensions
4.875 x 7.375 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1949.422.1
Credit Line
Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan
GUSN
7635

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