chamber stick

Josiah Wedgwood, 1780 - 1836

chamber stick

Josiah Wedgwood 1780 - 1836


Public: Two candleholders and snuffers, stoneware, solid white jasper with blue dip and applied white relief decoration of leafy borders. Private: Short, cylindrical candle holder widening to spreading circular foot, with gentle vertical ribs flaring to foot, and uplifted everted rim. Bright blue jasper dip with simple floral borders running down ribs, oak and acorn border round foot. Large circular loop handle with small spur near the top, white leafy border down its back. White jasper loop around neck providing loop holder for snuffer. Conical plain blue snuffer with small white pill shaped handle.

Object Name

chamber stick

Creators Name

Josiah Wedgwood

Date Created

c 1810


snuffer: 4.5cm
candlestick: 7.7cm x 8.9cm

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Place of creation




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