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York Sterling Silver Meat Skewer / Letter Opener - Antique Georgian

An exceptional, fine and impressive antique George III York sterling silver meat skewer / letter opener made by Robert Cattle and James Barber; an addition to our Georgian silverware collection

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Solid Silver Meat Skewer
York Sterling Silver Meat Skewer / Letter Opener - Antique Georgian
Solid Silver Meat Skewer
York Sterling Silver Meat Skewer / Letter Opener - Antique Georgian
Solid Silver Meat Skewer
York Sterling Silver Meat Skewer / Letter Opener - Antique Georgian
Solid Silver Meat Skewer
York Sterling Silver Meat Skewer / Letter Opener - Antique Georgian
Solid Silver Meat Skewer
York Sterling Silver Meat Skewer / Letter Opener - Antique Georgian
Solid Silver Meat Skewer
York Sterling Silver Meat Skewer / Letter Opener - Antique Georgian
Solid Silver Meat Skewer
York Sterling Silver Meat Skewer / Letter Opener - Antique Georgian

Description


This fine antique George III English solid silver meat skewer / letter opener*, in sterling standard, has a tapered form with a circular ring loop finger piece.


The surface of this fine example of Georgian silverware is plain and unembellished, apart from the featured hallmarks to the reverse.


This exceptional Georgian meat skewer was crafted by the renowned York silversmiths Robert Cattle and James Barber.


* 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.


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Date: 1808

Condition


This antique solid silver meat skewer is a superior gauge of silver for its type, exceptional quality and in exceptional presentation condition.

Full hallmarks struck to the reverse surface of the skewer are all very clear; the hallmarks are struck deeply due to the superior gauge of silver.


Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this piece of Georgian silverware.


Dimensions


Length 25.6cm/10.1"

Width 3.5cm/1.4"

Height 0.4cm/0.2"


Weight


5.2 troy ounces/162g


 
 
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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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