On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
1 1/2 x 10 1/2 x 2 1/8 in. (3.8 x 26.7 x 5.4cm) (show scale)
Impressed on underside of handle, near juncture with snuffer: "STERLING KALE 2"
Engraved on top of handle, in oval-shaped monogram: "MCD" in stylized letters
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
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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)
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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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