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Chamberstick

Decorative Arts

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
MEDIUM Pewter
  • Place Manufactured: New York, New York, United States
  • DATES 1848-1850
    DIMENSIONS 2 3/4 x 5 1/2 x 5 1/8 in. (7 x 14 x 13 cm)  (show scale)
    MARKINGS Impressed on base: "OSTRANDER / & NORRIS"
    SIGNATURE no signature
    INSCRIPTIONS no inscriptions
    COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
    ACCESSION NUMBER 66.186.2
    CREDIT LINE H. Randolph Lever Fund
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION Ostrander & Norris. Chamberstick, 1848-1850. Pewter, 2 3/4 x 5 1/2 x 5 1/8 in. (7 x 14 x 13 cm). Brooklyn Museum, H. Randolph Lever Fund, 66.186.2. Creative Commons-BY
    IMAGE overall, 66.186.2_acetate_bw.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Pewter chamber stick with removable drip pan. Saucer base, circular drip pan with slightly beveled outer edge; plain collar below; spun depressed baluster (short); fairly deep-dished saucer on plain rim; circular ring-like holder. CONDITION: Good.
    RECORD COMPLETENESS Good (76%)
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