George II Silver Harlequin Taperstick
George II Silver Harlequin Taperstick
George II Silver Harlequin Taperstick
George II Silver Harlequin Taperstick
George II Silver Harlequin Taperstick
George II Silver Harlequin Taperstick
George II Silver Harlequin Taperstick
George II Silver Harlequin Taperstick
George II Silver Harlequin Taperstick
George II Silver Harlequin Taperstick
George II Silver Harlequin Taperstick

George II Silver Harlequin Taperstick

1759 Edinburgh Scotland

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A very charming piece of early Scottish silver. A rare antique sterling silver taper stick in the form of Harlequin holding up the candle sconce. Cast silver. Excellent quality. Lovely patina. Around the top there is a hand engraved motto "CURA QUIETEM". Weight 177 grams, 5.6 troy ounces. Height 14 cms. Diameter of base 6.5 cms. Edinburgh 1759. Maker James Weems.

This candlestick was produced over a period of about ten years, mainly by William Cafe.
This superb piece of antique Edinburgh silver is in excellent condition with no damage or restoration. The silver marks are crisp. Excellent colour.

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.
Harlequin is the most well known of the zanni or comic servant characters from the Italian Commedia dell'arte. Characterized by his chequered costume, his role developed over the years from a wily, covetous, comic servant into a prototype of the romantic hero.
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