Wick trimmer or pincers

Wick trimmer or pincers
Title
Wick trimmer or pincers
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
Object Number 
2010.6.12
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group