1958.2727 A-C Chamberstick with snuffer and douter
  • 1958.2727 A-C Chamberstick with snuffer and douter
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Candlestick, douter and snuffer (Chamberstick, douter and snuffer)

  • Category:

    Metals

  • Creator (Role):

    William Parkes (Maker)

  • Place of Origin:

    Birmingham, Warwick, England, United Kingdom, Europe

  • Date:

    1740-1764

  • Materials:

    Iron; Sheet iron; Iron wire

  • Techniques:

    Wrought

  • Museum Object Number:

    1958.2727 A- C


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Object Number

1958.2727 A- C

Object Name

Candlestick, douter and snuffer (Chamberstick, douter and snuffer)

Category

Metals

Credit Line/Donor

Gift of Henry Francis du Pont

Creator (Role)

William Parkes (Maker)

Place of Origin

Birmingham, Warwick, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Date

1740-1764

Mark or Signature or Inscription or Label

1. Mark; Underside of thumbpiece; "W┬ĚPARKES" stamped incuse in Roman capitals.

Materials

Iron; Sheet iron; Iron wire

Techniques

Wrought

Construction Description

Probably steel.

Dimensions (inches)

6.26 (H) , 6.496 (W)

Dimensions (centimeters)

15.9 (H) , 16.5 (W)

Measurement Notes

Measurements are of (a). (b) L: 13.0 cm. W: 3.9 cm. H: 2.0 cm. (c) H: 11.0 cm. W: 4.0 cm.

Object Description

Text available soon.

Bibliography and Bibliographic Notes

[Book] Fennimore, Donald L. 2004 Iron at Winterthur.
Published: pp. 168-169, cat. no. 76.