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Snuffer Stand

Maker:
Cornelius Kierstede (1674–ca. 1757)
Date:
ca. 1705
Geography:
Made in New York, New York, United States
Culture:
American
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
8 3/16 x 5 1/8 x 5 1/8 in. (20.8 x 13 x 13 cm); 17 oz. 2 dwt. (532.6 g)
Classification:
Silver
Credit Line:
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William A. Moore, 1923
Accession Number:
23.80.21
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 750
Inscription: engraved on underside of base in shaded roman: S / I * E
scratched on underside of base: 21 = onsen

Marking: marked twice on base: CK (in rectangle)
Elizabeth Staats Wendell (1659–1737) and Johannes Schuyler (1668–1747); according to family history, by descent through the Cuyler, Van Cortlandt, Mercer, Van Horne, and Clarkson families to Emilie Vallete Clarkson (1863–1946) and William Alonzo Moore (1861–1922); gift to The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1923.
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