Candlesnuffer and stand

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1850-1870

GUSN

GUSN-24636

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

Descriptive Terms

candle snuffers
silver (metal)
Silver
CANDLESNUFFER

Inscription

Stamped on snuffer: ""Pre Me/ S"" Stamped on stand: ""[stars] [animal] [bird]""

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

0.25 (H), 8.5 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.5496.1-2