Early 18thc Metalware Brass Nutcrackers & Pipe Tamper stamped I. Buaun

Code: MS 6603

Dimensions:H: 0.3" (0.8 cm)L: 4" (10.2 cm)

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A finely made pair of early 18thc Brass nutcrackers decorated with an Acorn on one end of the handle and a pipe tamper on the other handle....often gentleman would retire to the smokers room after a meal and smoke and eat nuts, hence the pipe tamper incorporated with the nutcracker.....these are stamped with the makers name of I.Haunn on the underside of the tamper.

English.   C1710-20.

Early 18thc Metalware Brass Nutcrackers & Pipe Tamper stamped I. Buaun