Chamberstick

Object Number: 
1933.83
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.
Gallery Label: 
According to accession records, this chamberstick belonged to Orilla Delesdernier Guernsey (1802-1856), mother of the late Rocellus Guernsey.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Rocellus Guernsey and her daughter Miss Eva L. Guernsey
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group