Candlesnuffer

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1800-1850

GUSN

GUSN-10740

Description

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

Details

Descriptive Terms

candle snuffers
casting (process)
iron (metal)
steel (alloy)
Iron
Steel
Cast
Candlesnuffer

Associated Building

Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Lighting Device

Dimensions

2 1/4 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1992.597

Reference Notes

Sherman, Frederic Fairchild. "Old-Time IFM Snuffers," Antiques Magazine, November 1929. [No Publisher].