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Record ID: DOR-8768A1
Object type: CANDLE SNUFFER
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Dorset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete cast copper-alloy candle snuffer element, probably of 17th century date. The object consists of a sub-triangular L-sectioned open box The front plate is triangular with a curved base and is moulded with a facing human bust set within a possible halo type motif. Above the human face is a possible plant or perhaps candle motif. The upper face projects slightly over the sides creating a flange. The back is hollow and undecorated. There are sides along one edge ansd the base of the plate, There are two broken tabs projection from the lower edge of the longest side.The object …
Created on: Wednesday 23rd January 2019
Last updated: Tuesday 29th January 2019
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Record ID: WILT-9B9F74
Object type: CANDLE SNUFFER
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Dorset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete copper alloy bar mount from a post-medieval candle snuffer, wick trimmer type, dating AD c. 1650-1750. The bar mount is rectangular in shape with a trefoil shaped terminal at the short ends.The bar is flat and decorated on the front. In the centre four rings-and-dots are enclosed within a rectangular frame that follows the shape of the object; the trefoil ends are decorated with three blind drilled mark. The back part is flat and undecorated. The mount measures 60.64mm in length, 11.77mm in width, 2.51mm in thick and weights 8.45g.
Created on: Friday 4th March 2016
Last updated: Thursday 31st March 2016
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Record ID: PUBLIC-A9E840
Object type: CANDLE SNUFFER
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Dorset
Workflow stage: Published Find published
An incomplete copper-alloy strip with five in-line ring-and-dot motifs from a post-medieval wick trimmer. The broadly rectangular strip has broken at two points, each of which appear to be rivet holes; the short edges are both slightly angled at these points. The front, in addition to the ring-and-dot decoration, is bevelled along one of its long edges. The reverse is plain with evidence of solder along one of the long edges, between the rivet holes, one shorter edge perpendicular to the end of the traces along the long edge, at possibly also along the other shorter edge in a similar…
Created on: Monday 24th May 2010
Last updated: Tuesday 10th May 2016
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Near Milton Abbas', grid reference and parish protected.


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