18thc wrought Iron Rushlight Holder. English C1780 - C1800
Code: MS sold
Dimensions:H: 6" (15.2 cm)
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circular Brass base,picture 3.(Rushlights came to the fore with the introduction of the unpopular Candle Tax in 1709 & repealed in 1831.)
English (Sussex). C1780 - C1800.