Candle snuffer

Candle snuffer
Title
Candle snuffer
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.
Credit Line 
Gift of Mrs. Irving McKesson
Object Number 
1946.62
Gallery Label 
According to the donor, this snuffer is from the home of Reverend Samuel Jones, near Philadelphia.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group