Antique 18thc Brass Metalware Taperstick
Antique 18thc Brass Metalware Taperstick
Antique 18thc Brass Metalware Taperstick

Antique 18thc Brass Metalware Taperstick

c. 1730 to c. 1740 English

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A classic form of small candlestick known as a taperstick, this English taperstick is of great quality, made from brass and the stem shows the double seam of split casting.
It stands a modest 4.75ins high and was made to be positioned on a bureaux and secretaries, where its tiny candle was used to melt the wax for seals.

English. C1730-40.
Small amount of solder applied to the underneath of the base, done a long time ago.
Dimensions
Height 4.75 inch (12.06 cm)
Width 2.50 inch (6.35 cm)
Depth 2.50 inch (6.35 cm)
Medium
Brass
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