Candlestick, snuffers, and scissors
Marked by James Dixon and Sons (English, working in Sheffield, 1806-1976)
Object Place: Europe, Sheffield, England
8.4 x 4.6 x 13.9 cm (3 5/16 x 1 13/16 x 5 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Metal; Sheffield plate
Not On View
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.
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.
Gift of Miss E. E. P. Holland, in the name of Hannah, daughter of William Dawes