M. FORD CREECH ANTIQUES & FINE ARTS

 

 

QUEEN ANNE BRITANNIA STANDARD WICK TRIMMER / SNUFFER

Mathew Cooper I, London, c1704

Together With

GEORGE II SILVER SNUFFER TRAY

James Gould, London, 1736

 

 

The Queen Anne Britannia Standard scissor-form snuffer (wick trimmer)
having a rounded case crested (possibly later) with a demi-pegasus wings addorsed;

 

The George II shaped oblong snuffer tray with flying scroll handle and moulded border,
raised on four hoof feet ; of quite heavy gauge silver;
the handle crested with an antelope's head, horned and erased

 

Marks :

Snuffer : Makers mark Co beneath a crown, and lion's head erased within case

 


The Stand : Fully marked, all marks good;
the makers mark and date marks slightly rubbed to one side

 

 

"Snuffers, which are of scissor form, were used for trimming wicks which had not burned down with the candles.

There are only a very few snuffers in existence prior to 1700". Peter Waldron, Guide To Antique Silver
This Matthew Cooper snuffer dates to 1704.

 

5" Long, The Snuffer / 2.1 oz
7" Long x 3.25" Deep x 1.75" High / 7.9 oz.
10.2 oz. Total Weight

 

SOLD 

 

#7597

 

Please Inquire

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

  

 

2019 - NEW & INCOMING CATALOG

 

  2019 New & Incoming Catalog

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

We welcome and encourage all inquiries regarding our stock.  We will make every attempt to answer any questions you might have.

 

For information, call (901) 761-1163 or (901) 827-4668,

or

Email : mfcreech@bellsouth.net  or  mfordcreech@gmail.com
 
 

American Express, Mastercard, Visa and Discover accepted

 

 

Bookmark and Share

 

 

    

 

 

M. Ford Creech Antiques & Fine Arts / 581 South Perkins Road /  Memphis, TN 38117 / USA /  Wed.-Sat. 11-6, or by appointment

 


 

 

Accessories     Ceramics    Early Asian Ceramics      Fine Art    Furniture     Glassware     Silver     Home

 

Queen Anne Britannia Snuffer, Mathew Cooper I, c1704; George II Silver Snuffer Tray, James Gould, 1736 

 

© The images, concepts and text herein are subject to copyright.

Should you wish to reproduce any part of this site's content, simply request permission.

We also ask that any reproduction be attributed properly.