Wick trimmer or pincers

Object Number: 
2010.6.12
Date: 
19th Century
Medium: 
Wrought iron, wood
Dimensions: 
Overall: 10 x 2 1/2 in. (25.4 x 6.4 cm)
Description: 
Scissor-like mechanism with short curved handle and long straight end inserted into bell-shaped wood block.
Credit Line: 
Gift in memory of Ruth S. Susswein and Rita S. Gottesman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group