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Candlesnuffer

Description

Scissor-style snuffer with levered automatic slide in the blade box; rests on three feet; cast out of iron (with steel blade?).

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1850
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
casting (process)
iron (metal)
steel (alloy)
Object type
Lighting Device
Descriptive terms
candle snuffers
Candlesnuffer
Cast
casting (process)
Iron
iron (metal)
Possibly steel (alloy)
Steel
Dimensions
2 1/4 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1992.597
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
10740
Reference Notes
Sherman, Frederic Fairchild. "Old-Time IFM Snuffers," Antiques Magazine, November 1929. [No Publisher].

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