Cast silver taperstick modelled as a sailor in contemporary seaman's costume of 1761. The sailor wears the typical wide trousers, a long unbuttoned jacket with clearly modelled back flaps, a frilled shirt, neckerchief, tricorn hat and buckled shoes. The right arm is raised and supports a leaf decorated candle socket. The figure stands on a rocaille and floral domed base.
- Image reference: D3468_1
- National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
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