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Adjustable chamberstick with finger holder

Adjustable chamberstick with finger holder
Title
Adjustable chamberstick with finger holder
Date 
1800-1820
Medium 
Brass
Dimensions 
Overall: 6 3/4 x 7 3/8 x 4 7/8 in. ( 17.1 x 18.7 x 12.4 cm )
Description 
Brass chamberstick with oval saucer base and cylindrical shaft with wide rim with attached handle; shaft has slide which fits into vertically cut slots.
Credit Line 
Gift of Caroline Phelps Stokes
Object Number 
1896.24
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group