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Snuffer with Tray

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The tray is rectangular with mitered corners. It is formed of sheet, with cut molded wire applied to the rim. The tray rests on four ball feet that have been reattached. Centered on one side is a drop-shaped handle, hollow-formed with a sheet applied to form a smooth back. It is soldered to a...

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Inscription

ARMORIALS: engraved on each an unidentified crest (demiwolf rampant). INSCRIPTIONS: engraved on underside, 10=8=0; scratched 1840.

Marks

On top, Britannia; date letter l; lion's head erased; maker's mark ANe (Grimwade 68)

Provenance

Anonymous Gift to the MFA in Memory of Charlotte Beebe Wilbour (1833-1914). (Accession Date: March 2, 1933)

Credit Line

Anonymous gift in memory of Charlotte Beebe Wilbour (1833-1914)

English (London), 1706–07

Object Place

London, England

Dimensions

Overall (Tray): 4.8 x 28.2 x 17 cm, 313.7 gm (1 7/8 x 11 1/8 x 6 11/16 in., 0.7 lb.) Overall (Snuffer): 3.2 x 14.4 cm, 118.2 gm (1 1/4 x 5 11/16 in., 0.3 lb.)

Accession Number

33.95a-b

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver