Probably by Henry Plumpton (English (London), only mark entered 1761)
Object Place: Europe, London, England
W. 5.2 x D. 11.7 cm (2 1/16 x 4 5/8 in.) Weight: 36.8 gm (1 oz 4 dwt)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
The scissor-style nippers have shaped ring handles and scrolled stems terminating in shells that are formed from cast components.
Scratched on side of hinge, RW.
Lion passant (repeated on other handle ring); on inside of one handle ring, maker's mark HP (similar to Grimwade 1059) (struck twice on other handle ring)
Anonymous Gift to the MFA in Memory of Charlotte Beebe Wilbour (1833-1914). (Accession Date: November 14, 1946)
Anonymous gift in memory of Charlotte Beebe Wilbour (1833-1914)