Category: Rushlights

Key References:
Caspall, J., 1987. Fire & Light in the Home pre-1820, Antique Collectors’ Club.
Ashley, R., 2001. The Rushlight & Related Holders: A Regional View. Ashley Publications.
Lindsay, J. Seymour., 1970. Iron and Brass Implements of The English House. Alec Tiranti Publ. (revised reprint of 1927 edn publ. Medici Society).
Chinnery, V., 2016. Names for things. Oblong. p. 216

Candle and Rushlight Holder

Material: Wrought iron Dimensions: Height: 14.3cm / 5 ⅝in, Width of base (max): 12.5cm / 4 ⅞in Place of Origin: England Date: Last quarter of the 17th century (possibly earlier) Maker or Retailer: Unknown Present Location: Private collection Explanation: During...

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