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Composite Sterling Silver Grape Shears - Antique George IV

An exceptional, fine and impressive, composite pair of antique George IV English sterling silver grape shears; an addition to our silver flatware collection

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Antique Sterling Silver Grape Shears
Composite Sterling Silver Grape Shears - Antique George IV
Antique Sterling Silver Grape Shears
Composite Sterling Silver Grape Shears - Antique George IV
Antique Sterling Silver Grape Shears
Composite Sterling Silver Grape Shears - Antique George IV
Antique Sterling Silver Grape Shears
Composite Sterling Silver Grape Shears - Antique George IV
Antique Sterling Silver Grape Shears
Composite Sterling Silver Grape Shears - Antique George IV
Antique Sterling Silver Grape Shears
Composite Sterling Silver Grape Shears - Antique George IV
Antique Sterling Silver Grape Shears
Composite Sterling Silver Grape Shears - Antique George IV
Antique Sterling Silver Grape Shears
Composite Sterling Silver Grape Shears - Antique George IV
Antique Sterling Silver Grape Shears
Composite Sterling Silver Grape Shears - Antique George IV
Antique Sterling Silver Grape Shears
Composite Sterling Silver Grape Shears - Antique George IV
Antique Sterling Silver Grape Shears
Composite Sterling Silver Grape Shears - Antique George IV
Antique Sterling Silver Grape Shears
Composite Sterling Silver Grape Shears - Antique George IV
Antique Sterling Silver Grape Shears
Composite Sterling Silver Grape Shears - Antique George IV

Description


These exceptional antique sterling silver grape shears have a hinged scissor action.


The cast handles of these impressive George IV shears are embellished with profuse floral and scrolling leaf ornamentation, incorporating interlacing leaf decorated fingerpieces with floral festoons to the lower portions.


The hinged portion of one pair of grape shears is surmounted with an impressive leaf decorated rosette accented with a matte background.


One pair of grape shears has plain tapering blades and the other bears undulating, incurved blades with straight cutting edges.


These exceptional examples of antique silverware are the finest of their type you could hope to acquire.


Learn more about silver grape scissors / shears


Condition


These antique sterling silver grape scissors are an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional condition.

The cast decoration is all very sharp.

Full hallmarks struck across the blades of each piece are all very clear; the hallmarks are struck deeply due to the exceptional gauge of silver.


Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this example of antique silverware.


Dimensions


Pair One (incurved blades)

Length 15.6cm/6.1"

Width 5.3cm/2.1"

Height 1.3cm/0.5"


Pair Two (tapering blades)

Length 16.1cm/6.3"

Width 6.7cm/2.6"

Height 1.6cm/0.6"


Total Weight


8.4 troy ounces/262g


 
 
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Andrew Campbell started trading in antiques during the 1970s. Initially, Andrew lived in the South of England, travelling the country, searching for items of silver to buy. Andrew sold these items at various London markets and antique fairs. Over time, and through selling at a range of venues, Andrew built up a large and diverse customer base from private buyers to national and international trade customers.
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