Fantastic clawed-foot design chamber stick or "go to bed", done in silver plate, circa 1860. Intricately detailed with oak leaves, acorns, and talons. It measures approximately 8.5" long by 4.25" wide, and it is 5" tall. It is marked on the bottom of one of the oak leaves with "MERIDEN SILVER PLATE CO. QUADRUPLE PLATE 2079." The overall weight is about a pound. It is in excellent condition.