Pewter Chamberstick

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1890-1930

GUSN

GUSN-2857

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

Descriptive Terms

candlesticks
pewter (tin alloy)
tin (metal)
Pewter
Colonial Revival
Candlestick

Inscription

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.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

7 x 5 3/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.1318.2

Places

Possibly England (United Kingdom) [country]