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Snuffers

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


Object Place: Europe, Sheffield, England

Dimensions

4.5 x 5.6 x 17 cm (1 3/4 x 2 3/16 x 6 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.803

Medium or Technique

Metal; Sheffield plate

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver

Snuffers by Dixon. Rosette head, gadrooned edge spring action. Tray; rectangular gadrooned edge, engraved decoration.

Inscription

MARKS: on the cross-piece of the scissors mechanism, maker's marks Dixon in a square, a circle with a horizontal line through it and a tail (?) below in a square, and J in a square (Bradbury, 1912 ed, p451).

Markings

Tray marked D*S Snuffers

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Thomas P. Rich