Silver sugar tongs or nips. Edwardian, a time when novelty table and desk décor was all the rage. Fun.

Wishbone motif sugar tongs with a spring loaded hinge. Monogrammed “HBW.” Vintage. American. Sterling silver. Gorham Silversmiths, maker. Image © 1998-2020 Ruby Lane, Inc. Fair use license. via
“Dutch doll” sugar tongs. Marked for London 1933. Silver. Maker not known. Image © Jeremy Astfalck/The Old Corkscrew. Fair use license. via
Skeleton sugar tongs. Late Victorian. Silver with ruby and emerald eyes inset on both sides. Maker not known. Image © Toovey’s Auctions and Fair use license. via

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