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Sterling Silver Serving Tongs - Antique George III (Circa 1790)

An exceptional, fine and impressive, rare pair of antique Georgian English sterling silver serving tongs; an addition to our silver flatware collection

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Sterling Silver Serving Tongs - Antique George III (Circa 1790)
antique silver serving tongs
Sterling Silver Serving Tongs - Antique George III (Circa 1790)
antique silver serving tongs
Sterling Silver Serving Tongs - Antique George III (Circa 1790)
antique silver serving tongs
Sterling Silver Serving Tongs - Antique George III (Circa 1790)
antique silver serving tongs
Sterling Silver Serving Tongs - Antique George III (Circa 1790)
antique silver serving tongs
Sterling Silver Serving Tongs - Antique George III (Circa 1790)
antique silver serving tongs
Sterling Silver Serving Tongs - Antique George III (Circa 1790)

Description


These exceptional antique George III sterling silver serving tongs have a hinged scissor action.


The surface of the tongs is plain and unembellished.


The elongated blades of the tongs have an undulating surface to the interior.


These exceptional antique silver serving tongs are rare 18th century examples; the date has been determined by the maker's registration (November 1786).


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Condition


These antique silver serving tongs are an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional presentation condition.

The hallmarks struck to the external surface of the handles 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 28.8cm/11.3"

Width 5.9cm/2.3"

Height 1.2cm/0.5"

Weight


5.1 troy ounces/159g


 
 
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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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