Antique shop counter cigar lighter

Description
Antique shop counter cigar lighter
Austria - 1900-1919 - Good condition - used with small signs of aging & blemishes

A very impressive and very rare antique cigar shop counter lighter.

In the shape of a gilded bronze sculpture on a marble base. Oil was put in the hat and the wick in the cigar was then lit and burned. It is also a "match striker", see the strike wrinkles on his vest on the left and right.

This rare collector's item is in very good condition and is approx. 24 cm in total.

Lot details
Object
Antique shop counter cigar lighter
Period
1900-1919
Material
Bronze (gilt/silvered/patinated/cold painted)
Country of Origin
Austria
Condition
Good condition - used with small signs of aging & blemishes
In working order
Yes
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