Chamberstick

Chamberstick
Title
Chamberstick
Date 
1780-1830
Medium 
Brass, iron
Dimensions 
Overall: 4 1/2 x 6 1/2 x 5 in. ( 11.4 x 16.5 x 12.7 cm )
Description 
Brass chamberstick with tall cylindrical socket, bobeche at rim, movable socket bottom with side lever, saucer base with circular finger loop with oval finger piece and cusp.
Credit Line 
Gift of Mrs. Rocellus Guernsey and her daughter Miss Eva L. Guernsey
Object Number 
1933.83
Gallery Label 
According to accession records, this chamberstick belonged to Orilla Delesdernier Guernsey (1802-1856), mother of the late Rocellus Guernsey.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group