Candlesnuffer

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1775-1825

GUSN

GUSN-10837

Description

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

Details

Descriptive Terms

candle snuffers
casting (process)
iron (metal)
metal
Unidentified Metal
Iron
Cast
Candlesnuffer

Inscription

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.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

2 1/2 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1992.598

Places

Possibly New Jersey (United States)
possibly