MOUCHETTE Hobday & Co. - London, England - 19th century

Frédéric Coridon

Description

SPECKLE

Hobday & Co.

London, England, 19th century

Steel

Long. : 17.5cm

(wear and tear)

Also called a candle snuffer, this pair of polished steel candle wick scissors resting on three legs and with openwork branches, is marked Hobday & Co. London, as well as the words "Patent", topped with a crown on the blade .

Snubbers were used to cut burnt candle wicks to prevent them from falling into the melted wax.

Text and photos © FCP CORIDON

Ref. : 4508

Dimensions
280 €

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Frédéric Coridon
FCP CORIDON
Marché Serpette
Stands 2 et 9 allée 3 Marché Serpette
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