Overall: 2 1/2 x 3 3/8 in. ( 6.4 x 8.6 cm )
Brass chamberstick (folding) with cylindrical socket with beaded rim that screws into round upturned saucer base.
Gift of Miss Nellie L. Condon
Chambersticks such as these were said to have been used by Civil War officers (See Arthur Hayward, Colonial Lighting, p. 93, pl. 39).
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.