Charles II Silver Scissors Case, c1680

Charles II silver scissors case 1680
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Scissors Case - Scissor-shaped - Circa 1680 by dc - 8.7cm long; 22g - BF/2083

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Dating from about 1680, this is a rare and fabulous silver scissors case.

This late Charles II period case is beautifully engraved in contemporary style and has a steel spring for opening the hinged cover which is accessed by a push-button. The case is clearly marked twice for the unknown maker "dc". It has a tapering stem to comfortably fit a pair of steel scissors (missing) and has a ring attachment to the top of the cover. It is in fine antique condition with nothing negative to report.