Skip to content

Search Collections

Candlesnuffer and stand

Description

Silver candle snuffer w/ oval stand. Stand has an openwork band of acanthus leaves. Flares outward and has rounded rim. Snuffer has pointed tip. Raised shell motif near tip; floral medallion at top of screw. Striated handles.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1870
Inscriptions
Stamped on snuffer: ""Pre Me/ S"" Stamped on stand: ""[stars] [animal] [bird]""
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
silver (metal)
Object type
Lighting Device
Descriptive terms
candle snuffers
CANDLESNUFFER
Silver
silver (metal)
Dimensions
0.25 (H), 8.5 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.5496.1-2
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
24636

Comments