Antique Palais Royal Mother Of Pearl Scissors W/ Pansies & Scallop Shells *c1810 For Sale

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Antique Palais Royal Mother of Pearl Scissors w/ Pansies

French * Circa 1810

These nicely 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 seals. The gilded silver mounts are stamped with the French fasces hallmark for 800/1000 pure silver. This mark was used from 1809-1819.

The condition is excellent with no chips, cracks or loss. The steel blades are tight with sharp points and they cut pretty well.

They measure almost 3 7/8" long and 1 5/8" across the bows. A variety of Palais Royal scissors are shown 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 Needlework Tools.Postage includes Registered shipping for non US addresses and insured shipping within the US.


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