Item: Sugar Nips Description: Corrugated
with engraved crests to hinge plate Hallmark: London c 1760 by
Gawen Nash Dimensions: 120mm long, 40g weight
Comments: An unusual form of tea tongs with a
crest to one side of the hinge plate and a coat-of-arms to the other.
There has been a repair to a shaft/hinge joint and an arm/hinge joint.
These were obviously important tongs, but the engraved crests are now
Ref. No.: DH/2810
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