Candle snuffer and tray

Candle snuffer and tray
Title
Candle snuffer and tray
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
Object Number 
1933.85ab
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group