Art Nouveau Sterling Grape Shears Fox

Marked"STERLING",the handles are detailed fox resting on vine / grape.The handles are also marked with whats appears to be"2 reversed C--4?.The blades are marked"GERMANY"and are not sterling.Good Condition--left with found patina(not polished).Length;6.75 inches.Please feel free to e-mail questions.Tennessee residents pay 9.25 sales tax unless tax exempt.Thank you.