VIRGINIA WROUGHT-IRON SUGAR NIPPERS, finely worked with delicate scrolled terminals. Discovered in Franklin Co., VA. Late 18th/ early 19th century. 10 3/4" LOA.
Provenance: From the private collection of James L. Medley, Jr., Lynchburg, VA.
Catalogue Note: The present sugar nippers were discovered with the Franklin Co., VA sugar chest (Lot 524) in the current sale and, though likely earlier than the chest, may have been used in conjunction with it.
Excellent overall condition with expected usage wear and minor pitting.