RUSHLIGHT and CANDLEHOLDER with STONE BASE

In the book  The Rushlight  and Related Holders by Robert Ashley, I found one reference to stone  bases (there may be more). On page 163, he illustrates an 18th century standing adjustable rushlight holder fromBanffshire, Scotland with stone base and writes " the stone base was very popular in this region of Scotland". This base may have been a replacement as you look at the bottom. However, stone bases were used as early as the 18th century. The rushlight /candleholder is period and the design is similar to other rushlights from Scotland (see pages 166-1690).  13 1/2"H (WALK)
List Price: $375
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