18thc wrought Iron Rushlight Holder
18thc wrought Iron Rushlight Holder
18thc wrought Iron Rushlight Holder

18thc wrought Iron Rushlight Holder

c. 1780 to c. 1800 England

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A rare 18thc Iron & Brass Rushlight Holder of unusual small size with acorn finial to the counter weight, picture 2,mounted on a circular Brass base,picture 3.(Rushlights came to the fore with the introduction of the unpopular Candle Tax in 1709 & repealed in 1831.) Sussex C1780 - C1800.
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Illustrated in Robert Ashley's book on Rushlights photo 171.
Dimensions
Height 6.00 inch (15.24 cm)
Medium
Iron, Brass
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