1955.0048.038 Pewter chamberstick
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Candlestick (Chamberstick)

  • Category:

    Metals

  • Creator (Role):

    Henry Hopper (Maker)

  • Place of Origin:

    New York, New York, Mid-Atlantic, United States, North America

  • Date:

    1842-1847

  • Materials:

    Pewter; Britannia metal

  • Techniques:

    Cast

  • Museum Object Number:

    1955.0048.038


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Object Number

1955.0048.038

Object Name

Candlestick (Chamberstick)

Category

Metals

Credit Line/Donor

Gift of Charles K. Davis

Creator (Role)

Henry Hopper (Maker)
For more on Henry Hopper's marks, see Laughlin, Pewter in America (1981), vol.2, p.105; Ebert, Collecting American Pewter (1973), p.134; C. Jordan Thorn, Handbook of American Silver and Pewter Marks (1949), p.261; and Montgomery, History of American Pewter (1973), p.223. See also Carl Jacobs, Guide to American Pewter (1957), p.113 and J.B. Kerfoot, American Pewter (1942), p.164.

Place of Origin

New York, New York, Mid-Atlantic, United States, North America

Date

1842-1847

Mark or Signature or Inscription or Label

1. Mark; Underside, base; "H·HOPPER" stamped in a serrated rectangle.

Materials

Pewter; Britannia metal

Techniques

Cast

Dimensions (inches)

5.118 (H) , 5.63 (W) , 5.118 (Diam)

Dimensions (centimeters)

13 (H) , 14.3 (W) , 13 (Diam)

Object Description

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