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Fine 18th Century Iron Rush Light

Fine 18th Century iron rush light and candle holder on original patinated pine base.

A rush light is a type of candle or miniature torch formed by soaking the dried pith of the rush plant in fat or grease, for centuries rush lights were a common source of artificial light for poor people throughout the British Isles.
Circa 1780


13cms wide X 9cms deep X 26cms high

Circa: 1780


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