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Object Name: Wax jack (or taper stand)
Date: 1700-1750
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Medium: Iron
Dimensions: Overall: 4 1/2 x 7 3/4 x 2 7/8 in. ( 11.4 x 19.7 x 7.3 cm )
Place made: Europe
Probably: England
or: France
Description: Wrought iron wax jack or taper stand with trefoil feet supporting square platform with scalloped edge and engraved; with central support for scissor like clippers and applied stem handle with seven-lobed leaf terminus.
Object Number: Z.2886
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Bibliography:

Krohn, Deborah, Peter Miller, and Marybeth De Filippis, eds., "Dutch New York Between East and West: The World of Margrieta van Varick." New York: Bard Graduate Center, New-York Historical Society, New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 2009, p. 306

Exhibitions:

"Dutch New York Between East and West: The World of Margarita van Varick," Bard Graduate Center, New York, NY, September 18, 2009-January 24, 2010.