Pewter, copper, silver
Overall: 5 5/8 x 4 1/4 x 4 in. ( 14.3 x 10.8 x 10.2 cm )
Copper and silver plated wax jack (or taper stand) with oval base, lyre-shaped body and reeded socket; wax taper would have wound around pin which goes through upper section of body.
According to the donor, this was used in a New York law office.
Gift of Antoinette Bobert
Formerly of the George W. Nash Collection of Ulster County, New York Household Artifacts
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.