Chamberstick

Object Number: 
1951.360
Date: 
1780-1820
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 1/2 x 5 in. ( 14 x 12.7 cm )
Description: 
Aquamarine blown glass chamberstick; deep cylindrical socket with cut rim and scrolling handle extending from rim to top of stem; solid stem composed of four attached knops; base with upturned rim and downward folded edge.
Gallery Label: 
According to the accession records, this chamberstick was purchased by the donor in November of 1916 at the Sun Dial Shop, for $25.00.
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Mrs. J. Insley Blair
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group