Pair of Sterling Silver Victorian Grape Scissors / Shears

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Pair of Sterling Silver Victorian Grape Scissors / Shears

A Pair of cased Antique Sterling Silver Victorian Grape Scissors in fitted case, the handles are engraved with scrolls and leaves. The blades are plain and unembellished as is the back of the scissors. The box is leatherette, hinged and lined with red satin and velvet. Length 6.5 inches 16.5 cm Grape scissors were used during the dessert course of a dinner. After the grapes had been correctly cut, it was permissible for the diner to use his or her fingers.
Grape Shears

Ref No.Fa146x14
Maker P ASHBERRY & SON
OriginSheffield
Year 1896

£ 485.00