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Candle Snuffer (England)

This is a Candle snuffer. It was made by Thomas Radcliffe. It is dated 1823 and we acquired it in 1981. Its medium is silver. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by William M. Cahn, Jr. and Mrs. William M. Cahn, Jr.. It is credited Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William M. Cahn, Jr. in memory of Rosalie S. and William M. Cahn.

Its dimensions are

L x W x D: 14 x 3.9 x 2.1 cm (5 1/2 x 1 9/16 x 13/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Candle Snuffer (England); Made by Thomas Radcliffe ; silver; L x W x D: 14 x 3.9 x 2.1 cm (5 1/2 x 1 9/16 x 13/16 in.); Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William M. Cahn, Jr. in memory of Rosalie S. and William M. Cahn; 1981-49-20

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Feeding Desire: Design and the Tools of the Table, 1500-2005.

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