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Scissors case

English (Birmingham)
1784–about 1810
Marked by Samuel Pemberton


Object Place: Europe, Birmingham, England

Dimensions

6.8 cm (2 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.570

Medium or Technique

Metal; silver

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver

Sheath shape. Two bands of oblique ribbing. Engraved B G to H D (Benjamin Goldthwait to Hannah Dawes). Mark: S P, in oval.

Inscription

Engraved on side in monogram, "BG to HD" (American style).

Markings

Maker's mark SP in an oval (Jackson, 1989ed, p353-4) just below the edge.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss E. E. P. Holland, in the name of Hannah, daughter of William Dawes