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Candlestick, snuffers, and scissors

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Saucer has shell and scroll edge, leaves and flowers on socket and top. Scroll handle into which the extinguisher hooks. Snuffers (which do not belong) fit in a slot under the socket.

Marks

On the inside of the nozzle, maker's mark D*S in a rectangle (Bradbury,1912ed, p451). Also stamped inside nozzle, T 700 X. No marks on snuffer and extinguisher.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss E. E. P. Holland, in the name of Hannah, daughter of William Dawes

English (Sheffield), about 1835

Object Place

Sheffield, England

Dimensions

8.4 x 4.6 x 13.9 cm (3 5/16 x 1 13/16 x 5 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

13.562a-c

Medium or Technique

Metal; Sheffield plate

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver