RARE PAIR OF GEORGIAN SCOTTISH PROVINCIAL SILVER ...

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AOUT93

These elegant Georgian silver sugar tongs are rare as they were assayed in Inverness. Of straight form, with thread borders. , initialled ADG

Hallmarks:

CJ for Charles Jamieson.
Inverness silversmith (active circa 1790-1810)

Dimensions:
Length: 15.5cm / 6 inches.

Condition:
Very good.
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Postage overseas: £12 International Signed For.
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£175
| $233 USD | €198 EUR

GEORGIAN CAST SILVER SUGAR TONGS BY JOHN ...

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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.

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£145
| $193 USD | €164 EUR

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

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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.
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Postage overseas: £12 International Signed For.
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£125
| $166 USD | €142 EUR

19TH CENTURY FRENCH SILVER SPRING LOADED SCISSORS ...

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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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GEORGIAN CAST SILVER SUGAR TONGS BY WILLIAM ...

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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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PAIR OF GEORGIAN SILVER SUGAR NIPS BY ...

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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.

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Stephen Adams I
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NOVELTY SILVER "WISHBONE " SUGAR TONGS BY ...

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AVRIL64

These novelty solid silver wishbone sugar tongs are always popular. They have a spring mechanism.

Hallmarks:

SC&Co for Stuart Clifford & Co.
London Assay Mark.
Date letter "s" for 1913
Lion Passant.

Dimensions:

Length: 9cm / 3.2 inches.

Condition:

Excellent.


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SOLD