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Chamberstick

Chamberstick
Title
Chamberstick
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.
Credit Line 
Bequest of Mrs. J. Insley Blair
Object Number 
1951.360
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.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group