A rare Wedgwood black basalt and gilt highlighted chamberstick style candlestick. It is made with four busts of Queen Elizabeth I supporting the sconce and also at the handle terminal.The base has leaf forms with gilt accents and there is a holding cone for a snuffer. It is marked to the underside with the Wedgwood impressed mark. It also has the group of three letter codes for the date, this is a little difficult to distinguish, but if the first letter Y is correct for May the final letter is likely to be for 1863 (R). This fits in with the known production period for this item. It's a great find and a rare chance for the collector to obtain this lovely design. Very good order, light gilt wear. Height: 7.5 cm (3 inch) Width: 14.7 cm (5 3/4 inch) Weight: 350 grams (before packing) Stock Code: 1276 JL18-1. If for any reason you are unhappy with your item please let us know as soon as possible, and we will do our best to put things right. The item "Rare Antique Wedgwood Black Basalt & Gilt QE1 Design Chamberstick Candlestick" is in sale since Friday, January 22, 2021. This item is in the category "Pottery, Porcelain & Glass\Porcelain/China\Wedgwood\Decorative/Ornamental". The seller is "blue_cherry_antiques" and is located in Lincoln. This item can be shipped worldwide.