19th century, English, pair of sterling silver sugar nips and 4 spoons. Scissor form nips with four half-round bowl whip handled spoons. In chamois lined fitted box. Nips with engraved crest. Nips with maker's mark for John Reily. 4" L (nips), 3.75" L (spoons), 14.78 ozt total approx. weight. Provenance: From the Private Collection of Mrs. Patricia Schuckmann, Roswell, Georgia.
Tongs do not align; crest rubbed; pitting and wear to bowls; no visible repairs; fine surface scratches commensurate with age and use.