This large antique George III sterling silver meat skewer/letter opener* has a tapered form.
The surface of this Paul Storr silver skewer is embellished with a contemporary bright cut engraved crest of a mullet pierced
Either side of the skewer is further ornamented with a double layered shell design below a thread decorated circular ring loop finger piece.
This fine example of antique silverware was crafted by the renowned and important London silversmith Paul Storr.
* The original use of this item was purely as a meat skewer. Due to its form, this piece may certainly be used as an effective letter opener.
Learn more on the history of the skewer.