Marked by James Dixon and Sons (English, working in Sheffield, 1806-1976)
Object Place: Europe, Sheffield, England
4.5 x 5.6 x 17 cm (1 3/4 x 2 3/16 x 6 11/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Metal; Sheffield plate
Not On View
Snuffers by Dixon. Rosette head, gadrooned edge spring action. Tray; rectangular gadrooned edge, engraved decoration.
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).
Tray marked D*S Snuffers
Gift of Mrs. Thomas P. Rich