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Candle Snuffer

Decorative Arts

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
MEDIUM Silver
DATES ca. 1915
DIMENSIONS 1 1/2 x 10 1/2 x 2 1/8 in. (3.8 x 26.7 x 5.4cm)  (show scale)
MARKINGS Impressed on underside of handle, near juncture with snuffer: "STERLING KALE 2"
INSCRIPTIONS Engraved on top of handle, in oval-shaped monogram: "MCD" in stylized letters
COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
ACCESSION NUMBER 2000.6.11
CREDIT LINE Gift in memory of Harry and Marian R. Lipton presented on behalf of their great-grandchildren, Elissa H. Samet, Brandon R. Derringer, Jeremy A. Derringer, and Justin M. Derringer
RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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CAPTION The Kalo Shops (1900-1970). Candle Snuffer, ca. 1915. Silver, 1 1/2 x 10 1/2 x 2 1/8 in. (3.8 x 26.7 x 5.4cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift in memory of Harry and Marian R. Lipton presented on behalf of their great-grandchildren, Elissa H. Samet, Brandon R. Derringer, Jeremy A. Derringer, and Justin M. Derringer, 2000.6.11. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 2000.6.11.jpg)
IMAGE overall, 2000.6.11.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2004
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CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Silver candle snuffer with lightly hammered surface. Bell-shaped snuffer with flared rim and ball finial on top (from inside, also resembles a lily with rim sectioned into three petals). Attached, long narrow handle that is twisted in the lower section, then flattens out into oblong handle with pointed end. CONDITION: Good, tarnished.
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