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Sterling Silver Wax Jack - George III Style - Antique George V

An exceptional, fine and impressive antique George V English sterling silver wax jack made in the George III style; an addition to our ornamental silverware collection

SKU: A6150

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Sterling Silver Wax Jack - George III Style - Antique George V


This exceptional antique George V sterling silver wax jack has a rounded rectangular shaped form in the classic George III style.

The wax jack has a rounded rectangular combined capital and drip pan, encompassed with an applied gadroon decorated border.

The serpentine shaped wirework frame of this antique wax jack is fitted with a circular winding finger loop to one side, and a hallmarked snuffer to the other.

The conical shaped snuffer is plain and unembellished, with an applied moulded border to the rim and surmounted with a plain ball finial.

The domed portion of the foot is fitted with an impressive scrolling wirework handle.

The rim of the foot is embellished with further applied gadroon decoration identical to that of the drip pan.

The wax jack retains the original wax coil.

This exceptional example of antique silverware was crafted by William Henry Stokes & Arthur George Ireland of Stokes & Ireland Ltd.

Date: 1911


This antique wax jack is an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional presentation condition.

The applied decoration is very sharp.

Full hallmarks struck to the surface of the foot and snuffer are all very clear.

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


Length of drip pan 4.3cm/1.7"

Width of drip pan 3.5cm/1.4"

Length ring to snuffer 11.9cm/4.7"

Width from back of handle to rim of foot 11.2cm/4.4"

Length of foot 9.4cm/3.7"

Width of foot 7.4cm/2.9"


6.2 troy ounces/192g (including wax coil)

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