Chamberstick with bobeche

Object Number: 
1896.18ab
Date: 
ca. 1800
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 1/2 x 7 3/8 in. ( 6.4 x 18.7 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: on the saucer: "GRC" in a rectangle, a crown conforming and three floral hallmarks in ellipses
Description: 
Cast silver chamberstick with bobeche; cylindrical shaft with an applied molded lip and an applied molded ring around the bottom; circular, cast bobeche with raised sides, an applied gadrooned edge and a seamed socket applied below; shaft applied to a circular, saucer base, domed in the center, with raised edges and an applied, gadrooned rim; maker's marks stamped on the saucer.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Miss Caroline Phelps Stokes
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group