This fine antique early George II cast sterling silver taperstick has a plain classical English form.
The cylindrical capital is encircled with bands of applied decoration in addition to a central applied girdle.
The waisted panelled section of the column features rounded square knop with incurved corners to the upper portion and a circular knop to the lower portion.
The circular sunken well is ornamented with a contemporary engraved crest depicting an animal erased and pierced through the neck with an arrow.
This Georgian taper candlestick is supported by a square stepped base with incurved corners.
This taperstick does not have a weighted base.