Candlesnuffer

Object number
01.217
Title
Candle snuffer
Date
circa 1770
Description
Candle snuffers: silver scissors-type snuffers with ornate cast handle and incised box. Monogrammed "CMC". Two feet on handles; one near pointed tip. Six hallmarks inside box. Once owned by George Champlin Mason, Sr. Four marks on inside: "P", a lion, face with crown, and the other is unreadable; two marks on inside snuffer, one of a lion and the other is unreadable.
Materials
silver
Inscription
Initials "C.M.C"
Subjects
Champlin Family
Lighting
Mason Family
Related People & Organizations
Mason, George Champlin (associated)