Candlestick, snuffers, and scissors

English (Sheffield)
about 1835
Marked by James Dixon and Sons (English, working in Sheffield, 1806-1976)


Object Place: Europe, 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

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver

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.

Markings

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