A Georgian Old Sheffield Plate Bougie Box/ Wax Jack

This Georgian Old Sheffield Platebougie box was made in circa  1790.

 

Bougie is French for candle, and bougie box is in the same manner as a silver wax jack.

The coiled candle is in the case and pulled out through the hole in the rid.

 

This bougie box is very desirable and rare, although the original snuffer is missing. It is a fine example of piercing in this time.


Type: wax jack
Function: Lighting
Country: England

Price: £ 180 GBP

Need more info? Contact James Baldwin Antiques regarding this item.





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