Candle snuffer and tray

Object Number: 
1933.85ab
Date: 
1760-1810
Medium: 
Brass
Dimensions: 
Part (snuffer): 1 1/2 x 6 1/2 x 2 1/4 in. (3.8 x 16.5 x 5.7 cm) Part (Tray): 1/2 x 9 1/4 x 4 1/2 in. (1.3 x 23.5 x 11.4
Description: 
Brass scissor-like snuffer with S-curved handles, broad blade, arched wick-end box on pointed blade, supported on three ball feet with corresponding brass tray with scalloped rim.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Rocellus Guernsey and her daughter, Miss Eva L. Guernsey
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group