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Sterling Silver Grape Shears - Antique Victorian (1892)

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

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Sterling Silver Grape Shears - Antique Victorian (1892)
Sterling Silver Grape Shears - Antique Victorian (1892)
Sterling Silver Grape Shears - Antique Victorian (1892)
Sterling Silver Grape Shears - Antique Victorian (1892)
Sterling Silver Grape Shears - Antique Victorian (1892)
Sterling Silver Grape Shears - Antique Victorian (1892)
Sterling Silver Grape Shears - Antique Victorian (1892)
Sterling Silver Grape Shears - Antique Victorian (1892)
Sterling Silver Grape Shears - Antique Victorian (1892)
Sterling Silver Grape Shears - Antique Victorian (1892)
Sterling Silver Grape Shears - Antique Victorian (1892)
Sterling Silver Grape Shears - Antique Victorian (1892)
Sterling Silver Grape Shears - Antique Victorian (1892)
Sterling Silver Grape Shears - Antique Victorian (1892)
Sterling Silver Grape Shears - Antique Victorian (1892)
Sterling Silver Grape Shears - Antique Victorian (1892)

Description


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


The interlacing shaped handles of these impressive grape shears are embellished with a paralleling thread decorated border to the anterior surface.


The rounded blades of these fine grape shears are plain and unembellished.


The posterior surface is plain and unembellished, apart from the full hallmarks.


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 a push fit catch.


The interior of the cover bears the retailer's mark 'The Northern Goldsmiths & Silversmiths Company, 1&3 Blackett St Newcastle'.


Learn more about the history of grape scissors / shears


Date: 1892

Condition


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

These grape shears have been professionally polished and are in presentation condition.

The original box has some minor wear to the interior and is in presentation condition in keeping with age.

Full hallmarks struck to the reverse and part hallmarks to the interior of the blade 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


Length 15.2cm/6"

Width across fingerpieces 5.6cm/2.2"


Weight


2.1 troy ounces/65g


 
 
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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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