Chamberstick with snuffers (one of a pair)

John Scofield British
Snuffers by Wilkes Booth

Not on view

This George III silver gilt chamberstick, paired with 2019.283.117a-d, was made by John Scofield, London 1792. Such chambersticks were used at night to circulate within a home. This particular pair retains all its original components, including its snuffers, which often went missing.

Chamberstick with snuffers (one of a pair), John Scofield (British, active 1776–96), Gilded silver, British, London

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