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Decorative pair of brass tapersticks

Decorative pair of brass tapersticks

SKU: 6140396

Auld Curiosities is delighted to bring a matched pair of brass tapersticks for your consideration. These brass sticks are differentiated from candlesticks by the relatively small diameter wax taper/candle that they can hold. In this case the diameter of the hole is a mere 3/8” (9mm) and the taperstick stands just 2 13/16” (71.5mm) tall on a base with a diameter of 1 11/16” (43mm). Tapers date back to 3000BC and I believe that they still have a use in lighting a person’s way (rather than as a static candle light) and also in some religious ceremonies.


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