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Snuffers

Snuffers

  • Place of origin:

    Birmingham (made)

  • Date:

    1775-1776 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Silver, forged and engraved

  • Credit Line:

    Given by J. H. Fitzhenry

  • Museum number:

    1238-1903

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Snuffers of silver engraved with the initials WEL. Serpentine stems bearing leaves, three knob feet, feathered edges, oval initial plate.

Place of Origin

Birmingham (made)

Date

1775-1776 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Silver, forged and engraved

Marks and inscriptions

Birmingham hallmarks for 1775-76

Mark of BM
Unidentified

Engraved with the initials: WEL
Unidentified

Dimensions

Length: 6.125 in, Width: 2.0625 in

Descriptive line

Silver, Birmingham hallmarks for 1775-76, mark of BM (unidentified)

Materials

Silver

Techniques

Forging; Engraving (incising)

Categories

Lighting; Metalwork

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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