RARE PAIR OF GEORGIAN SILVER SUGAR NIPS ...

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OCT51

This is an exquisite pair of Georgian silver sugar nips. Scissor form “sugar nippers” were made between 1720 until around 1765 when they changed to the U shaped tongs.

Shell cast bowls and dated central pivot. The reverse side engraved with initials.

Hallmarks:

Lion Rampant.
Maker's marks SA for Stephen Adams I

Dimensions:

Length: 11cm / 4.5 inches.

Condition:

Very good.
Scissor mechanism in full working order.
No repairs.
Marks partially rubbed but identifiable.
Finger rings not mis-shapen.

Postage UK: £7 Special Delivery Next day.
Postage overseas: from £12 International Signed For.

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Stephen Adams I
£150
| $200 USD | €170 EUR

FABULOUS GEORGIAN CAST SILVER SUGAR TONGS BY ...

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JUIL83

These cast silver tongs were made circa 1775 by John Bourne. Cast tongs are relatively rare , they only lasted a very short time, from about 1765 to 1780 and these are a fine example. They have an unusual design.
Exquisite pierced arms.
Shell cups.
Not initialled

Hallmarks:
I.B for John Bourne.
Lion Passant.

Dimensions and weight:
Length: 13cm / 5.2 inches.
weight: 1.2oz / 36 g

Condition:
Good.
Old repair to extremity of one of the arms, very well executed and not easy to spot.

Postage UK: £7 Special Delivery Next day.
Postage overseas: £12 International Signed For.
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£145
| $193 USD | €164 EUR

GOOD PAIR OF BRIGHT-CUT GEORGIAN SILVER SUGAR ...

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SEPT70

These solid silver Georgian sugar tongs are in wonderful crisp condition. Of straight form, they are bright-engraved with foliate motifs and have pretty elongated bowls. Vacant cartouche.

Hallmarks:

TN for Thomas Northcote.
Lion Passant.
Duty Mark.

Dimensions:

Length: 13cm / 5 inches.

Condition:
Very good.
Postage UK: £8 Special Delivery Next day.
Postage overseas: £12 International Signed For.
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£125
| $166 USD | €142 EUR

EXQUISITE PAIR OF GEORGIAN SILVER SUGAR TONGS ...

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OCT93

These delightful solid silver Georgian sugar tongs were made by George Burrows I. Of straight form, they have bright-engraved borders and have pretty round bowls engraved with a sprig. Vacant cartouche.

Hallmarks:

GB for George ~Burrows I.
Lion Passant.

Dimensions:

Length: 12.5cm / 4.6 inches.

Condition:
Good.

Postage UK: £8 Special Delivery Next day.
Postage overseas: £12 International Signed For.
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£110
| $146 USD | €125 EUR

PAIR OF BRIGHT-CUT GEORGIAN SILVER SUGAR TONGS ...

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OCT95

These solid silver Georgian sugar tongs are in good crisp condition. Of straight form, they have bright-engraved borders and pretty elongated bowls. Vacant cartouche.

Hallmarks:

GB for George Burrows I
Lion Passant.
Duty Mark.
Date letter "D" for 1799.

Dimensions:
Length: 13cm / 5 inches.

Condition:
Very good.

Postage UK: £5 Recorded 1st Class
Postage overseas: £7 Standard International.
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£105
| $140 USD | €119 EUR

RARE PAIR OF GEORGE II SUGAR NIPS ...

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NOVE70

This is a rare pair of early Georgian silver sugar nips. Scissor form “sugar nippers” were made between 1720 until around 1775 when they changed to the U shaped tongs.

The bowls cast with scroll decorations.

Hallmarks:

Maker's marks GN under a lion rampant for Gawen Nash


Dimensions:

Length: 12cm / 5 inches.

Condition:

Very good.
Scissor mechanism in full working order.
No repairs.
Marsk partially rubbed but identifiable.
Finger rings not mis-shapen.

Postage UK: £7 Special Delivery Next day.
Postage overseas: from £12 International Signed For.

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SOLD
| $260 USD | €221 EUR

RARE 19TH CENTURY FRENCH SILVER SPRING LOADED ...

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MAI55

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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SOLD
| $246 USD | €210 EUR

FABULOUS GEORGIAN CAST SILVER SUGAR TONGS BY ...

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JUIN99

These cast silver tongs were made circa 1775 by John Phipps I. Cast tongs are relatively rare , they only lasted a very short time, from about 1765 to 1780 and these are a fine example. They have not been repaired, which is unusual, cast tongs are vulnerable and very often have signs of repairs.
Exquisite pierced arms.
Shell cups.
Initialled

Hallmarks:

IP for John Phipps I
Lion Passant.

Dimensions and weight:

Length: 13.5cm / 5.4 inches.
weight: 1.2oz / 36 g

Condition:
Very good.

Postage UK: £7 Special Delivery Next day.
Postage overseas: £12 International Signed For.
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SOLD
| $233 USD | €198 EUR

FABULOUS GEORGIAN CAST SILVER SUGAR TONGS BY ...

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MAI55

These cast silver tongs were made circa 1775 by William Collings. Cast tongs are relatively rare - they only lasted a very short time, from about 1765 to 1780 and these are a fine example.

Exquisite pierced arms.

Shell cups

Initialled

Hallmarks:

WC for William Collings

Dimensions and weight

Length: 13cm / 5 inches.
weight: 1.4oz / 41 g

Condition:

Very good.

Postage UK: £7 Special Delivery Next day.
Postage overseas: £12 International Signed For.

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SOLD
| $220 USD | €187 EUR

RARE PAIR OF GEORGIAN BRIGHT-CUT SILVER SUGAR ...

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AVR65

These solid silver Georgian sugar tongs are rare as they were assayed in Exeter. Of straight form, they are bright-engraved with foliate motifs and have pretty acorn shaped bowls. Vacant cartouche.

Hallmarks:

RF for Richard Ferris.
Lion Passant.
Duty Mark.


Dimensions:

Length: 13cm / 5 inches.

Condition:

Very good.

Postage UK: £8 Special Delivery Next day.
Postage overseas: £12 International Signed For.

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SOLD
| $220 USD | €187 EUR

GOOD PAIR OF GEORGIAN SILVER SUGAR TONGS ...

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MARS70

These solid silver Georgian sugar tongs were made by the highly collectable Hester Bateman. Of shaped form, they are bright-engraved with foliate motifs and have pretty acorn shaped bowls. Initialled cartouche.

Hallmarks:

HB for Hester Bateman.
Lion Passant.
Duty Mark.


Dimensions and Weight:

Length: 14.5cm / 6 inches.
Weight: 1oz / 29 g

Condition:

Very good.

Postage UK: £8 Special Delivery Next day.
Postage overseas: £12 International Signed For.

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SOLD
| $206 USD | €176 EUR

RARE PAIR OF VICTORIAN JERSEY SILVER SOLID ...

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MARS51

This is an interesting pair of Victorian solid silver sugar tongs made by a Channel island silversmith. They are typical of Jersey silver flatware, a combination of Fiddle pattern and bright-engraving. John Pope Genge is a Jersey silversmith, Jersey silversmiths assayed their goods in Exeter, hence the Exeter town mark. They have a very good gauge of silver and feel satisfyingly heavy and are very pretty.

Initialled cartouche.

Hallmarks:

J.P.G for John Pope Genge.
Lion Passant.
Exeter Assay Mark
Duty Mark.
Date letter "U" for 1876.

Dimensions and Weight:

Length: 14cm / 5.4 inches.
Weight: 1.6oz / 46 g

Condition:

Very good.

Postage UK: £8 Special Delivery Next day.
Postage overseas: £12 International Signed For.

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SOLD
| $193 USD | €164 EUR