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Chamberstick

Chamberstick
Title
Chamberstick
Date 
1800-1860
Medium 
Brass
Dimensions 
Overall: 3 x 3 1/4 x 3 in. ( 7.6 x 8.3 x 7.6 cm )
Description 
Chamberstick with reeded saucer base, screwed into socket with wide bobeche and pedestal foot to which a strap finger loop attaches.
Credit Line 
Gift of John Ward Dunsmore
Object Number 
1941.1187
Marks 
written: in pencil on base: "J.W. DUNSMORE"
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group