CHAMBERSTICKS, CANDLESTICKS

Premier Pottery Preston produced candlesticks in several designs, mainly in the Early Series. Most are of chamberstick style ie candlesticks with a dish and carrying handle.

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Short chamberstick, conical base.


Tall chamberstick

               including lamp-base version


Chamberstick, flattened shape


Short chamberstick, dished base





Chamberstick with heart-shaped dish.

Tall chambersticks, tapering cupped stem.

 
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Candle stick holder

     No example in image database.
     See shape book sketch for Later Series 197 ashtray.







Small candle stick, dished base

Un-numbered and unsigned.
Dimensions not recorded.
Perhaps one of the "odd candle sticks" below?


Catherine Webb
research collection

Koala candlestick / Lamp base

* Un-numbered but catalogued at  Early Series 13 .
These are the only candlesticks recorded with applied decoration.
Hurnall's Antiques & Decorative Arts

Candlestick

Later Series 506  


'odd Candle Sticks'

Un-numbered   These appear at the end of the shape book following the last of the Later Series. No example of either is recorded.


Shape book 'A'

Chambersticks, un-numbered

Un-numbered, unsigned. Diameter 9.5 cm.
Thought to be very early.


Ashtray candlestick, un-numbered

Un-numbered, unsigned. Diameter 13 cm.
Uncertain whether this is from Premier or Kerryl.


Allan & Myrtle James Collection

PPP tall chamberstick, spiral handle

Un-numbered but catalogued with Early Series / PPP 25
of which it is possibly a variant.


C5 does not belong in any known numbering system although the same number does appear in the 'Alphabet' Series.
The glazes here look like Later Series. The shape resembles an un-numbered "Candle stick holder made from large ball" that appears in Later Series shape books near the end of the series; see Later Series 197 for sketch.


     Norman Collection
Height; 10 cm. Length of foot; 15 cm (left), 20 cm (right).  
All unsigned. Cream example un-numbered. Bases of green pair incised C5.
 
Table candlesticks, with (?)serviette rings