For sale is an English Georgian sterling sugar nips, maker IG, as is. The piece is 4 3/8 inches long and weighs 21 grams. The piece has scallop shell grips and fancy arms and ring handles.
It has a brass center pivot. It is monogrammed "B" and "T" on the hinge. It bears an incuse "IG" maker's mark inside both grips, with a lion passant inside one as well. Condition on the tongs is fairly good. The center pivot is brass and may be a replacement.
There is heavy wear from use, but no cracks or repairs. A fine old sugar nips. This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Non-U.
The seller is "spoonman68" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped worldwide.