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Candlesnuffer

Description

Scissor-style resting on 3 feet (1 missing foot by right handle) with box on single blade, cast out of iron.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1775-1825
Inscriptions
Tied-on handle loop tag; Handwritten note on attached tied on tag reads: ""Beemesville (?) 2-24 - 1901 (?)/Candle snuffers over 100 years/old Presented by James Deekes (?)/Branchville NJ (indistinct handwriting) [Note now enclosed in accession file.]
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
casting (process)
iron (metal)
metal
Object type
Lighting Device
Places
Possibly New Jersey (United States)
Descriptive terms
candle snuffers
Candlesnuffer
Cast
casting (process)
Iron
iron (metal)
metal
Unidentified Metal
Dimensions
2 1/2 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1992.598
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
10837

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