Both the stand and candlesnuffer scissors are footed. The scissors have circular finger holes, with scrolls leading to pivot hinge; the stand has an articulated raised rim.
"Stone" with profile of chasing hammer stamped across St., struck on bottom of stand. Snuffer is unmarked.
Arthur and Elizabeth Bent Stone estate to their companion Annie E. Priest (1872-1972)l by descent to Alma Bent (about 1921-92), Stone cousin; 1979, gift of Alma Bent to the MFA
Gift of Miss Alma Bent