An exceptional, fine and impressive pair of antique German silver wick trimmers and snuffer tray; an addition to our silver flatware collection.
This exceptional pair of antique German silver wick trimmers/snuffer has a hinged scissor action.
The anterior surface of these impressive candle wick trimmer scissors are embellished with cast and applied scrolling leaf ornamentation, accented with plaished style domed motif to the pivoting hinge.
The domed portion of the silver wick trimmer is further applied stylised foliate decoration.
The posterior surface is plain and unembellished, supported by three elongated baluster shaped feet.
These exceptional trimmers are accompanied by the original silver snuffer tray; this tray has a rectangular, rounded shaped form.
The surface of the tray is plain and unembellished .
The raised rounded sides of the tray are encompassed with a paralleling embossed decorated border accented with large scrolling leaf designs, in addition to a trellis style texture.
The tray is supported by four impressive bracket style feet, embellished with further embossed scrolling leaf ornamentation.
Antique wick trimmers with matching trays are becoming increasingly difficult to locate.
Length across handpieces 24cm/9.4″
8.7 troy ounces/270g