Antique George II Silver Taperstick
Antique George II Silver Taperstick
Antique George II Silver Taperstick
Antique George II Silver Taperstick
Antique George II Silver Taperstick
Antique George II Silver Taperstick

JOHN ECKFORD II (worked from 1723)

Antique George II Silver Taperstick

1729 London England

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£1,450 gbp
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A delightful little antique sterling silver taper stick of plain early design with baluster stem and square octagonal foot with a sunken well. Cast silver. Weight 116 grams, 3.7 troy ounces. Height 11 cms. Base diameter 6.7 cms. London 1729. Maker John Eckford II.
This lovely taper stick is in very good condition with no damage or restoration. Excellent patina. With a full set of English silver hallmarks under the base. Please note that this item is not new and will show moderate signs of wear commensurate with age. Reflections in the photograph may detract from the true representation of this item.
Tapersticks, averaging about 5 inches high are miniature table candlesticks used to hold a wax taper. They are rarer than candlesticks and very few exist prior to the Queen Anne period. They usually appear in singles and pairs of tapersticks command a premium price.
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