A very fine pair of George III Snuffer Scissors made in London in 1797 by Abstainando King.
A very fine pair of George III Snuffer Scissors made in London in 1797 by Abstainando King.
A very fine pair of George III Snuffer Scissors made in London in 1797 by Abstainando King.
A very fine pair of George III Snuffer Scissors made in London in 1797 by Abstainando King.
A very fine pair of George III Snuffer Scissors made in London in 1797 by Abstainando King.
A very fine pair of George III Snuffer Scissors made in London in 1797 by Abstainando King.
A very fine pair of George III Snuffer Scissors made in London in 1797 by Abstainando King.
A very fine pair of George III Snuffer Scissors made in London in 1797 by Abstainando King.

A very fine pair of George III Snuffer Scissors made in London in 1797 by Abstainando King.

1797 London

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The Snuffer Scissors are of typical form and the snuffing box is beautifully engraved with bright cut borders, in addition to floral and foliate motifs. The bright cut shield shaped cartouche contains a set of contemporary initials. The central boss is engraved with a flower head and the reeded handles are unusually pierced with quatre foil motifs and ribbons. The Scissors are in excellent condition and are very well marked in the Snuffing box. Abstainando King made some of the finest Snuffer Scissors during this period.

Length: 6.75 inches, 16.88cm.
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