271 American 19th Century Sterling Chamberstick

A 19th century American Sterling chamberstick. This chamberstick is of the simple round form with stamped decoration on the pan consisting of beading with a running band of foliage along the rim, beading at the junction of the pan and sconce, and beading along the spine of the handle. It is marked on the underside of the pan “P. & P. Sterling,” which is the mark for Palmer & Peckham. This chamberstick was made by Palmer & Peckham of North Attleboro, Massachusetts during their short lived partnership, which lasted only from 1896 to 1903. The chamberstick is 6.5 cm wide with the finger holder extending an additional 2.3 cm. It is 2.2 cm high and it weighs 20 grams.