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Candle snuffer

Object Number: 
1941.1189
Date: 
1800-1840
Medium: 
Steel
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 3/4 x 2 x 1 3/8 in. ( 17.1 x 5.1 x 3.5 cm )
Description: 
Steel snuffer with dome-shaped rectangular wick-end box, spring rivet, double quarter moon shaped handles on padded feet.
Gallery Label: 
According to accession records, this candle snuffer was used by the donor as a prop on his historical paintings.
Credit Line: 
Gift of John Ward Dunsmore
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group