Chamberstick

Object Number: 
1937.1493b
Date: 
1800-1830
Medium: 
Tin
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 3/4 x 8 3/4 x 8 5/8 in. ( 12.1 x 22.2 x 21.9 cm )
Description: 
Single candle holder with cylindrical shaft with molded bobeche at rim, attached to slightly domed saucer base with flared brim with two molded bands and wide rim.
Gallery Label: 
This object was once part of the folk art collection of Elie Nadelman (1882-1946), the avant-garde sculptor. From 1924 to 1934, Nadelman's collection was displayed in his Museum of Folk Arts, located in the Riverdale section of the Bronx. The Historical Society purchased Nadelman's entire collection in 1937.
Credit Line: 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Provenance: 
The Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group