Stunning Pair of Small Victorian Silver Cast Sugar Tongs by Hilliard & Thomason, Birmingham 1889 (1 of 3)
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Stunning Pair of Small Victorian Silver Cast Sugar Tongs by Hilliard & Thomason, Birmingham 1889

Ref: SEPT96 / LA40942

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Description

These cast solid silver tongs were made by the reputed silversmiths Hilliard & Thomason and are dated London 1889. Originally, cast tongs were made from 1765 to 1780 and these are reminiscent of early Georgian tongs. There is a Celtic influence too in the pierced arms. They are of excellent quality. Shell cups. Not initialled.

Hallmarks:
H&T for Hilliard & Thomason.
Lion Passant.
Duty mark.
Birmingham Assay mark.
Date letter "p" for 1889.


Measurements

Length: 10cm / 4 inches.
Weight: 1.5oz / 42.6 g

Declaration

Julie Cartwright Antiques has clarified that the stunning pair of small Victorian silver cast sugar tongs by Hilliard & Thomason, Birmingham (SEPT96 / LA40942) is antique and it's date/period of manufacture is 1889.

Condition

In very good condition.

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