Antique Silver George IV Taperstick made in 1829

£485

This lovely taperstick is of naturalistic form shaped as a leaf. It is complete with its original detachable snuffer and nozzle.

Date1829
Made ByJoseph Willmore
LocationBirmingham
Stock NumberW57x6
W57x6
Date:
1829
Maker: Joseph Willmore
£485
Description

This lovely taperstick is of naturalistic form shaped as a leaf. It is complete with its original detachable snuffer and nozzle.

The taperstick would have been used with a small taper candle to seal a letter on a desk. A charming decorative piece in excellent condition.

Dimensions: length 9.5 cm, width 7 cm; weight 1.75 troy oz.

Maker
Joseph Willmore

Born in 1773, Joseph Willmore was the grandson of Thomas Willmore, an original member of the Birmingham Assay Office since its establishment in 1773.

Thomas’ first mark was used between 1773 and 1801, in partnership with James Alston, though they were both in fact independent, with Willmore being a buckle maker and Alston being a button maker.

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