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

Object Type

Lighting Device

Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.5496.1-2