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Online-Only Auction, 20 - 27 September 2021

Jewellery

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ZAR 4 104
Lot 94
  • Pair of gold needlework scissors and an awl, possibly French, 19th century
  • Pair of gold needlework scissors and an awl, possibly French, 19th century


Lot Estimate
ZAR 1 500 - 2 000
Selling Price
Incl. Buyer's Premium & VAT
ZAR 4 104

About this Item

Pair of gold needlework scissors and an awl, possibly French, 19th century

the scissor arms moulded with a pair of lions and c-scrolls to oval finger loops, steel blades, with sheath, indistinct discharge mark for gold, repairs, scissor length approximately 95mm, and a gold and steel awl, repairs, length approximately 82mm

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Notes

Scissors:

Sheath 2.0g

Scissors: 10.5g all in

Repairs to the arms and the small terminals at the end of the oval finger loops where they are marked

Sheath with repairs to the end terminal and some splits

Awl - with repairs to the gold handle

Gross mass: 4.4g all in



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