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GEORGE II SILVER CRESTED SEXFOIL TAPERSTICK

John Cafe, London, 1756

 

George II Silver Crested Sexfoil Taperstick, John Cafe, London, 1756 

 

The waisted threaded and gadrooned nozzle with a crested bobeche having a shell rim,
above a shaped stem with shell decoration to the shoulders and a lower threaded knop,
over a spreading foot edged by six stylized shells;
a crest appearing also at the base of the stem :
an ear of rye / a stalk of wheat (Fairbairns 154.1)

for the families of
Affleck, Auchenleek (Scotland), Horsman, and Johnson (Northumberland);

 

George II Silver Crested Sexfoil Taperstick, John Cafe, London, 1756 , crest ear of ryo, stalk wheat

 

the marks beneath the foot quite clear :

 

George II Silver Crested Sexfoil Taperstick, John Cafe, London, 1756 , makers mark

 

Condition : Excellent; no flaws found

 

5.25" High / 5.5 oz.

 

PRICE : Please Inquire

 

#8079

 

 

George II Silver Crested Sexfoil Taperstick, John Cafe, London, 1756 

 

George II Silver Crested Sexfoil Taperstick, John Cafe, London, 1756 

 

Reverse Side

 

George II Silver Crested Sexfoil Taperstick, John Cafe, London, 1756 

 

 

George II Silver Crested Sexfoil Taperstick, John Cafe, London, 1756 

 

 


 

A traditional Irish Christmas Eve custom is to place

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a lighted candle, traditionally a red candle.

However, white candles were also used.

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Rare Large George II Composite Stem Glass Candlestick

 England, c1740

sided by Two Georgian 'Sexfoil' Silver Tapersticks :

William Gould, London, 1760, and John Cafe, London, (Crested), 1756

 

 


 

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George II Silver Crested Sexfoil Taperstick, John Cafe, London, 1756 

 

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