An excellent quality antique sterling silver wax jack of circular form with a scissor action. Good plain style and reed borders. The tall column supports a coil of wax, the end of which is held in place in the centre of the drip pan. The small conical snuffer is attached to the top by a long silver chain. Weight 267 grams, 8.5 troy ounces. Height 16.5 cms to top of snuffer. Spread across scissors 11.5 cms. Diameter of base 10.5 cms. Sheffield 1798. Makers mark illegible.