S/4297 Antique 18th Century Georgian Brass Taper Holder or Wax Jack
An excellent Georgian 18th century brass taper holder or wax jack, having a metal sprung scissor action that grips the taper, which appears through a small candle holder sitting on a circular plate, that is divided into two half sections, supported on a central column with the taper coiled in the usual manner. The circular brass pierced base has a handle to one side for carrying purposes. It is a serious collector's item.
4 in. (10 cm.) Wide
5 in. (12.5 cm.) High
3¼ in. (8.5 cm.) Diameter English Circa 1740