A plain styled antique sterling silver chamber stick with matching candle snuffer and candle nozzle. Attractive shaped borders. Total weight 305 grams, 9.8 troy ounces. Height 9.5 cm. Diameter of base 14.5 cms. Sheffield 1828. Maker Creswick & Co.
Biography – This family business was started in Sheffield by grandfather Richard Creswick, founder partner of Fenton, Creswick & Co (Matthew Fenton, Richard Creswick and William Watson), all active silversmiths and Sheffield platers and among the first to enter their mark at the Sheffield Assay Office in 1773.
Thomas & James Creswick, son and father partnership, registered their first Sheffield plate mark in 1811, the trademark crosskeys logo. The firm later became Creswick & Co circa 1860.