Overall: 5 5/8 x 1 in. ( 14.3 x 2.5 cm )
Brass candle snuffer.
This candle snuffer was found in 1921 during a subway excavation on Broad and Front Streets in lower Manhattan. It was probably part of garbage used to fill in the area sometime between 1770 and 1820.
Gift of Maurice Blumenthal
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.