Simple tray on four squat, block feet, the body of waisted, rectangular, bowtie shape with a molded rim, with flying scroll handle, in the center an engraved crest with the figure of a female with long, flowing hair, a small bird, and a stylized cross on her head (not identified).

Snuffer Tray

Paul de Lamerie

1714-1715

Snuff is the charred portion of a candlewick. A snuffer is an instrument resembling a pair of shears that is used for cutting the snuff from or for extinguishing candles. When not in use, snuffers rest upon a snuffer tray.