18th century, English, sterling silver, six pair of sugar nips/tongs. George III, hallmarked (partial), scissor form. 4.5" - 5" l., approx. 6.43 ozt total weight. Provenance: From the Private Collection of Mrs. Patricia Schuckmann, Roswell, Georgia.
All with misshapen rings; two with discoloration; no visible repairs; fine surface scratches commensurate with age and use.