The object is a brass wick trimmer. The two handles are supported by two legs, and the tip is supported by a third. The two handles meet to form a heart. Along the edge where a scissor blade would be is a hollow crescent with a flat crescent that closes inside it.
- Associated Building
- Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.).
- Object type
- Lighting Device
- Descriptive terms
- 10/16 x 2 4/16 (HxW) (inches)
- Accession Number
- Credit Line
- Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation