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Sterling Silver Wax Jack - Antique George V

A fine and impressive antique George V English sterling silver wax jack; an addition to our ornamental silverware collection

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Sterling Silver Wax Jack - Antique George V

Description


This fine antique George V sterling silver wax jack has an ovoid form to a waisted pedestal and circular spreading circular base.


The body and hallmarked push fit upper portion of the wax jack are ornamented with wirework decoration.


The upper portion of the body is surmounted with a push fit plain circular drip pan with a cylindrical sleeve.


The body of the wax jack is fitted with a ribbed winding finial to one side, and a snuffer to the other.


The conical shaped snuffer is embellished with a bright cut engraved crest depicting a demi lion.


The foot of this antique wax jack is fitted with an impressive scrolling handle ornamented with a plain curved oval thumbpiece.


Both the foot and the thumbpiece are encircled with bands of tooled decoration.


The wax jack retains the original wax coil.


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Date: 1913

Condition


This antique wax jack is a very good gauge of silver, fine quality and in excellent presentation condition.

Full hallmarks struck to the surface of the foot and part hallmarks to the rim of the upper portion of the body are all very clear.


Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this example of antique silverware.


Dimensions


Length from back of thumbpiece to rim of body 10.2cm/4"

Diameter of drip pan 2.8cm/1.1"

Diameter of body 7.4cm/2.9"

Diameter of foot 6.5cm/2.6"

Height 13.7cm/5.4"


Weight


7.7 troy ounces/241g (including wax coil)


 
 
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Andrew Campbell started trading in antiques during the 1970s. Initially, Andrew lived in the South of England, travelling the country, searching for items of silver to buy. Andrew sold these items at various London markets and antique fairs. Over time, and through selling at a range of venues, Andrew built up a large and diverse customer base from private buyers to national and international trade customers.
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