19thC Victorian Solid Silver Guard Tower Table Lighter, London c.1878
C. 1878, England
Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
Antique 19th Century Victorian novelty solid silver table lighter, unusually shaped as a "guard tower", realistically modelled with simulated brick-work, door and archers windows, with a detachable top lighter with wick and two smaller lighters with tower shaped handles, tower standing on a ebonised stepped round base. Presented to the Mess 56 reg...by Captain W.F. Hillatt Jones, 31 December 1872. Hallmarked English Silver (925 Standard), London, year 1878 (C), Maker's mark SS (Stephen Smith & S...