This exceptional antique George V sterling silver table lighter has a globular form to a rounded composite handle.
The surface of the piece is plain and embellished with the contemporary bright cut engraved initial 'H' beneath a Baron's coronet.
The centre of this antique silver table lighter is fitted with a cylindrical taper holder, allowing access to the wick.
One side of this exceptional 20th century table lighter is fitted with an impressive composite handle, conjoining to the body via a sterling silver socket and gimbal fitment; this hinged device allows the piece to remain horizontal during transport.
The arm of the piece bears the retailer's mark 'A. Barrett & Sons, 63 & 64 Piccadilly'.
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Maker: Andrew Barret & Sons