Antique, Victorian era, Art Nouveau sewing / embroidery scissors. Sterling Silver. Made circa 1890 - 1905.
Measurements: Slightly under 4 inches long; Weighs 18.1 grams.
Classic Art Nouveau design with a pair of heads on either side, long, flowing hair that flows up and down and around the curve of the rings. Fluting around the straight part of the handles ends in lotus foliage where they join the curve of the finger rings. Straight, very sharp and pointy blade.
Marks: Both sides of the handle are marked STERLING with maker's mark. The blade is marked GERMANY.
Condition: minor wear commensurate with age. The blade is still sharp and the scissors are in good working order.
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