Candle snuffer

Object Number: 
1946.62
Date: 
1800-1840
Medium: 
Steel
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7 1/4 in. ( 18.4 cm )
Description: 
Steel candle snuffer with dome shaped wick-end box with pointed oval molded top, continous loop handles that end in a heart shape, on three tear drop shaped feet.
Gallery Label: 
According to the donor, this snuffer is from the home of Reverend Samuel Jones, near Philadelphia.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Irving McKesson
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group