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Adjustable chamberstick with finger holder

Object Number: 
1896.24
Date: 
1800-1820
Medium: 
Brass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 3/4 x 7 3/8 x 4 7/8 in. ( 17.1 x 18.7 x 12.4 cm )
Description: 
Brass chamberstick with oval saucer base and cylindrical shaft with wide rim with attached handle; shaft has slide which fits into vertically cut slots.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Caroline Phelps Stokes
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group