Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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candle snuffer
  • United States or England, United Kingdom
  • candle snuffer, 1800s
  • Where object was made: United States or England, United Kingdom
  • chrome-plated iron
  • Object Length: 16.2 cm
    Object Length: 6 3/8 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.3881

Candle snuffer has a scissor type handle that connects to dome shaped hinge. In center is square shaped piece with convex shaped top edge designed with a teeth like imprint. Candle snuffer lays on three legs that have balled feet.