Nantgarw taperstick, the ring handle with stylised dolphin's head, the upper part of the sconce decorated round with gilt leaves, the base painted all round with bright flowers and foliage. Old sticker underneath with written name "Nantgarw".
For other Nantgarw tapersticks of similar shape see Nantgarw Porcelain Album by W.D.John 1975, Illustrations 55, centre row right. Also the Sir Leslie Joseph Collection of Welsh Porcelain and Pottery catalogue, Sothebys Margam Park Wales, 15-16 May 1992. Page 71 Lots 470 and 475.
Date: Circa 1815.
Height: 2.25 in. 5.5 cm.
Condition: Very good no damage or restoration
Item No. 615