An exceptional, fine, and impressive, antique George V English sterling silver and agate handled gimbal table lighter; an addition to our smoking related silverware collection
This exceptional antique George V sterling silver table lighter has a globular form to a rounded agate handle.
The surface of the piece is plain and embellished with the contemporary bright cut engraved initial ‘H’ beneath a Baron’s coronet.
The centre of this antique silver table lighter is fitted with a cylindrical taper holder, allowing access to the wick.
One side of this exceptional 20th century table lighter is fitted with an impressive agate handle, conjoining to the body via a sterling silver socket and gimbal fitment; this hinged device allows the piece to remain horizontal during transport.
The arm of the piece bears the retailer’s mark ‘A. Barrett & Sons, 63 & 64 Piccadilly’.
Length of handpiece 8.5cm/3.3″
Length of handle 10.5cm/4.1″