Antique Palais Royal Mother Of Pearl Scissors W/ Pansies & Scallop Shells *c1810 For Sale
Royal Mother of Pearl Scissors w/ Pansies
* Circa 1810
carved mother of pearl scissors came from a fitted box of
Palais Royal sewing tools. The handles are carved in the form of
scallop shells and one side has two gilded & enameled pansy
silver mounts are stamped with the French fasces hallmark for 800/1000
pure silver. This mark was used from 1809-1819.
is excellent with no chips, cracks or loss.
blades are tight with sharp points and they cut pretty well.
measure almost 3 7/8" long and 1 5/8" across the bows. A variety
Royal scissors are
on pp. 49-57 of Nerylla Taunton's book Antique
Needlework Tools and Embroideries andGay
Ann Rogers shows several pairs on p. 107 of her book The Illustrated History of
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Antique Palais Royal Mother Of Pearl Scissors W/ Pansies & Scallop Shells *c1810: $664