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Sterling Silver Gilt Grape Shears - Antique George IV (1824)

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

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Grape Shears for Sale UK
Sterling Silver Gilt Grape Shears - Antique George IV (1824)
Grape Shears for Sale UK
Sterling Silver Gilt Grape Shears - Antique George IV (1824)
Grape Shears for Sale UK
Sterling Silver Gilt Grape Shears - Antique George IV (1824)
Grape Shears for Sale UK
Sterling Silver Gilt Grape Shears - Antique George IV (1824)
Grape Shears for Sale UK
Sterling Silver Gilt Grape Shears - Antique George IV (1824)
Grape Shears for Sale UK
Sterling Silver Gilt Grape Shears - Antique George IV (1824)
Grape Shears for Sale UK
Sterling Silver Gilt Grape Shears - Antique George IV (1824)
Grape Shears for Sale UK
Sterling Silver Gilt Grape Shears - Antique George IV (1824)
Grape Shears for Sale UK
Sterling Silver Gilt Grape Shears - Antique George IV (1824)
Grape Shears for Sale UK
Sterling Silver Gilt Grape Shears - Antique George IV (1824)
Grape Shears for Sale UK
Sterling Silver Gilt Grape Shears - Antique George IV (1824)
Grape Shears for Sale UK
Sterling Silver Gilt Grape Shears - Antique George IV (1824)

Description


This exceptional pair of antique sterling silver gilt grape shears has a hinged scissor action.


The handles of these grape scissors are embellished with intertwining fruiting vine ornamentation, accented with grape clusters and foliage.


The fingerpieces are ornamented with details reproducing the features of the natural vine.


The circular hinged portion is surmounted with a foliate rosette design, accented with a matte background.


The grape shears are fitted with plain and unembellished blades, with a rounded, incurved shaped outer edge.


These exceptional examples of 19th century silverware retain the original gilding.


These impressive sterling silver grape shears are fitted to the original hinged leatherette presentation box, with a velvet and satin lined interior and secures with two hinged catches.


These exceptional antique George IV grape shears are the finest of their type you could hope to acquire.


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Date: 1824

Condition


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

The original box is in presentation condition.

Full hallmarks struck across the interior of the blades are 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


Length 18cm/7.1"

Width across fingerpieces 6.4cm/2.5"

Height 1.8cm/0.7"


Weight


4.8 troy ounces/150g


 
 
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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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