The brass taper Jack cast in five pieces. The round profiled base; the stem, the two parts of the hinged wax spim with wax holder with drip pan and between in the iron spring and de baluster shaped finial.
Onno ter Kuile. Koper & Brons Rijksmuseum Amsterdam Page 115, photo 162
The Brass Book by Shiffer.Page 214 Fig.D
Domestic Metalwork 1640-1820 by Gentle & Feils similar items Pages 218 - 222
Late 18th century.
Height: 15 cm. (5,9 inches.)
Diam. base: 8,5 cm. (3,4 inches.)
Weight: 240 grams.