Originally seen in the 18th Century, commonly found in bars & cafes throughout France. Placed on bars as a match strike, they were also a form of advertising, in this case from Liqueur Malette a Cahors to promote their products.
Now reproduced again, they make a lovely decorative item, and a stylish way to light your candles, or hold toothpicks in the top.
Hand-painted and finished.
Can only be used with light anywhere matches. Matches not included.
Measures 8.6 cm high x 8.8 cm in diameter.