Table-top or Miniature Candle Reflectors, usually in the form of tilt-top tables, were used to increase candle light for reading, sewing, etc. This polished brass example is in the form of a square tilt-top table with pierced decorations on the stop. It has a turned base and round pedestal. It dates to the 19th century with the word “Patent ???” stamped in the center. The pierced decoration in the recessed area in the center of the table top is in the form of a star burst and it is surrounded by punched out diamonds. The top is 3 ¼” square and 4 ¼” high with the top down; tilted, the top is 5 ¼” high. The top also has a scalloped skirt. Very fine condition with no breaks, splits or cracks. A very interesting piece of 19th century lighting.