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Toy Sugar Scissors

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The fabricated cross-shaped scissors have ring handles and shaped blades with a disk-shaped terminus.

Marks

On inside of each tong, maker's mark IG (unrecorded)

Provenance

Anonymous Gift to the MFA in Memory of Charlotte Beebe Wilbour (1833-1914). (Accession Date: December 14, 1939)

Credit Line

Anonymous gift in memory of Charlotte Beebe Wilbour (1833-1914)

English (London), about 1750

Object Place

London, England

Dimensions

W. 2.5 cm (1 in.); L. 5.6 cm (2 3/16 in.); Weight: 5.7 gm (4 dwt)

Accession Number

39.819

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver