Metal scissor style candle snuffer.
From www.trocadero.com: (Picture of candle snuffer similar to 1956.003.0012) This old candle snuffer was designed to trim the wick, while the point was used to straighten the wick when it descended into the molten wax. It originally rested on three small feet. Early 19th century.
From AntiqueHome.com: Candle snuffers-- A scissor like tool with a chamber that stores the burning wick after it has been cut from the top of a burning candle.
|Collection||Adam East Collection|
East, Adam H.