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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

SKU C4240

This fine antique George III English solid silver letter opener / meat skewer, 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.

Learn more on skewer history.

Maker: Robert Cattle & James Barber

Date: 1808

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.

Length 25.6cm/10.1"

Width 3.5cm/1.4"

Height 0.4cm/0.2"

5.2 troy ounces/162g

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