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American Decorative Arts
Maker: Roswell Gleason, American, 1799–1887

Chamberstick

1830–71

Pewter

3 7/8 in. (9.8 cm) other (Saucer): 4 13/16 in.(12.2 cm) other (bobeche): 2 3/16 in.(5.5 cm)
Gift of Albert D. Putnam, B.A. 1925, and Marcella Putnam
1977.188.11a-b
Geography: 
Made in Dorchester, Massachusetts
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
American
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Lighting Devices
Provenance: 

William Hutchinson Putnam, Hartford, CT. Gift in 1977 to Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

David L. Barquist, American and English Pewter at the Yale University Art Gallery: A Supplementary Checklist (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1985), 37–38, no. 223.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.