Date1750 – 1775
Scissor-like snuffers with rectangular snuffers on blades. Handles are scrolled in rococo style. Owned in Newport by William Ellery, signer of the Declaration of Independence. Could have been made in England or America.
Credit LineGift of Mrs. W.H. Hammett
Object Typecandle snuffers
Related People & OrganizationsEllery, William, 1727-1820 (associated)
Hammett, William H., Mrs. (associated)