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Snuffer stand

Snuffer stand

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    first half 18th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:


  • Materials and Techniques:

    Wrought and turned iron, stamped

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Ironwork, Room 114a, case 2, shelf 3

Physical description

Wrought and turned iron snuffer stand, with 'DOWLER' stamped on the underside of the handle.

Place of Origin

England (made)


first half 18th century (made)



Materials and Techniques

Wrought and turned iron, stamped

Marks and inscriptions

Stamped on the underside of the handle, presumably the name of the manufacturer.

Descriptive line

Ironwork snuffer stand, wrought and turned iron, 'DOWLER' stamped on underside of handle, made in England, first half of the 18th century

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Secq des Tournelles. pl.CCCXXXV.

Labels and date

SNUFFER STAND, wrought and turned iron, England; 1700-50

Stamped DOWLER, presumably the manufacturer, on the underside of the handle.

Museum No. 1216-1853 [07/1994]




Forging (metal forming); Turning; Stamping (marking)


Metalwork; Lighting; Ironwork


Metalwork Collection

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