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Chamberstick

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An image of Chamberstick. South, William, silversmith, London. Circular dish-shaped base with handle set at right angles to the base. The circular dish-shaped base with a raised centre supporting a cylindrical sconce. The side of the sconce is pierced with a long vertical bone-shaped hole, presumable to hold a mechanism for the raising of the candle. The long spatulate handle is hollow. Silver, height, to rim, 2 cm, width, handle to rim, 24 cm, diameter 13.5 cm, weight 250 g, 1705-1706. Queen Anne.

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Chamberstick. South, William, silversmith, London. Circular dish-shaped base with handle set at right angles to the base. The circular dish-shaped base with a raised centre supporting a cylindrical sconce. The side of the sconce is pierced with a long vertical bone-shaped hole, presumable to hold a mechanism for the raising of the candle. The long spatulate handle is hollow. Silver, height, to rim, 2 cm, width, handle to rim, 24 cm, diameter 13.5 cm, weight 250 g, 1705-1706. Queen Anne.

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  • Accession Number: M.38-1961
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Aperture: f/1.0
  • Camera: NIKON D70
  • Photographer name: Michael Jones
  • Image height: 769 pixels
  • Image width: 1024 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop CS2 Windows
  • Filesize: 97.52kB
  • Exposure time: 10/600
  • Fnumber: 0/10
  • Captured: 2007:06:29 11:26:19

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18th Century _WF_AdOK _WF_KWD _WF_OPAC candle holder candlesticks chamber candlestick chamberstick English Fitz_AA hand candlestick handle handled Queen Anne silver silverware Stewart Period Stuart Period

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