This is an early 19th century brass wick trimmer or snuffer, English, c.1810-'20. The wick trimmer stands on three feet, has heart shapes in the handles and the box is seamed. See: Fire & Light in the Home pre-1820 by Caspall, p.52. Condition: Very good. Length: 16.5 cm (6 1/2 inch).
Price: € 75.-
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Early metalware: 15th to early 19th-century metalware, such as brass candlesticks and domestic metalwork.