Chamberstick

Collection Type

  • Lighting

Date

1800-1833

GUSN

GUSN-7635

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

Descriptive Terms

chambersticks
brass (alloy)
incising
riveting
Brass
Riveted
Incised
CANDLESTICK

Associated Building

Original to Hamilton House (South Berwick, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

4.875 x 7.375 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan

Accession Number

1949.422.1