Chamberstick

Collection Type

  • Lighting

Date

1780-1825

GUSN

GUSN-3908

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

Descriptive Terms

chambersticks
brass (alloy)
copper (metal)
incising
lead (metal)
Brass
Copper
Lead
Incised
CANDLESTICK

Associated Building

Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

England

Object Type

Lighting Device

Dimensions

4.75 x 7.75 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler

Accession Number

1977.250

Places

Probably