Rare English Sheffield wick trimmer with rectangular wick collection box (1790)
Rare Sheffield wick trimmer fitted with a hall marked steel wick trimmer blade and rectangular wick collection box. The finger loops, wick box, and wax pick are decorated with scollop shell elements. The trimmer is raised on short posts at the finger loops and wax pick.
English, circa 1790.
Condition: Piece is in fine original condition. Surfaces have been cleaned and hand polished. Wear commensurate with age and use.
Tear sheets are available on request.
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