A rare English Georgian Silver Wax Jack or Bougie (candle) box and snuffer. The cylindrical shaped box measures 2 1/8" or 53 mm wide and is 1" or 26 mm high. It is hallmarked on it's side and also on the underside of its pull off cover, with a. 925 English Sterling silver - Lion passant mark.
It is also marked with a letter M - which could either be a date letter or part of a makers initials mark. The snuffer has a decorative flame finial and is attached to the handle by a silver chain. The cover has a circular hole in its centre, plus a revolving wick trimmer. The underside of the cover is marked with initials PK and also NRKH, see photo 9.It has no marks or damage from where a hook or similar may have been attached for hanging the snuffer. The snuffer does store snugly in the cover's hole, as shown in photo's. The item "ANTIQUE ENGLISH GEORGIAN STERLING SILVER WAX JACK BOUGIE BOX & SNUFFER" is in sale since Monday, January 23, 2017.
This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Solid Silver\Other Solid Silver". The seller is "pmjc2000" and is located in Southsea.This item can be shipped worldwide.