Early American Coin Silver Scissor Sugar Nips Tongs marked W. C or William Cowell of Boston Massachusetts in business 1686 to 1736. Presented is an exquisite pair of Early American solid Coin silver sugar nips or tongs with a hand hammered detailing around the edges and shell motif ends. This piece with marked W. C I believe to be for William Cowell smithing in Boston Massachusetts from 1686 to 1736. I have posted pictures of my research in the photos above. They are in stunning condition with only some pin-prick nicks or dings and some fine scratches from gentle use and care with no monogram. They are an excellent example for Early American artistry and a great addition to almost any silver collection for the more astute and discerning silver collector and fine antiques. I have an interesting selection of items listed currently so please look at my other auctions. Measure : 4 ¾ inches long 2 inches across ring handles. ¾ inches across shell end. Weight : 1.4 ounces or 40 grams on my postal scale. Some pin-prick nicks or dings, no monogram, some fine scratches from gentle use and care. This is my hobby and I do it for fun and a little spare cash. I describe my items to the best of my abilities. Please ask questions if there is anything in particular that you need to know. Stuff You Should Read About How We Do Business. We do not end auctions early for offers. All our auctions are no-reserve. We guarantee your satisfaction on all items we sell. If we have missed something, which does happen from time to time with the antique and vintage items we handle, we will always make it right. If you need help in any way or have questions we will do our best to assist you. The item “Early American Coin Silver Scissor Sugar Tongs WC Boston Massachusets c 1700″ is in sale since Friday, July 31, 2020. This item is in the category “Antiques\Silver\Coin Silver (.900)”. The seller is “lee2015″ and is located in Minneapolis, Minnesota. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Age: Pre-1800
- Type: Sugar Nips
- Composition: Coin Silver (.900)