19th century french silver spring loaded scissors sugar tongs circa 1880

19TH CENTURY FRENCH SILVER SPRING LOADED SCISSORS SUGAR TONGS, CIRCA 1880


Price

SOLD

Item Ref

MAI55

Description

These elegant, spring loaded, pierced work, silver scissors sugar tongs date circa 1880 and bear both the French silver guarantee mark and the retailer's mark. Each shaped arms pierced with scrolls and terminating in a circular bowl decorated with an applied lozenge engraved with a flower head.
The central circular spring mechanism prettily engraved with flowers and scrolls.
Hallmarks:
Boar's head on one side or arm.
Maker's mark on other side.
Retailer's marks "Tournon" engraved on top of arm.
Dimensions and weight:
Length: 9cm / 3.6 inches.
Weight: 22.6 g / 0.8 oz.
Condition:
Excellent.
The tongs are working well. The spring mechanism is working perfectly.
No splits or repairs
Postage UK: 7 Special Delivery Next day.
Postage overseas: from 15 International Signed For.
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Internal Ref: MAI55


Dimensions

Height = 9 cm (4")
Width = 1 cm (1")
Depth = 1 cm (1")



This item is SOLD and is no longer available to purchase.

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