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Sterling Silver Asparagus Tongs - Antique Victorian 1889 (1 of 9)
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Sterling Silver Asparagus Tongs - Antique Victorian 1889

REF: C5910 / LA368259
£1295
€1534
$1780
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Description
An exceptional, fine and impressive pair of antique Victorian English sterling silver asparagus tongs; an addition to our silver flatware collection These exceptional, fine and impressive antique Victorian sterling silver asparagus tongs have a plain scrolling undulating form. The surface of the antique asparagus tongs in silver is embellished with a contemporary bright cut engraved crest to the circular pivot; the impressive crest depicts a bird with outstretched wings positioned above a crown. The elongated blades of the tongs have an undulating surface to the interior. The pinching action of the tongs is guided by two hallmarked finger pieces with scrolling ornamentation. Early period antique silver examples such as this are becoming increasingly difficult to locate. Dimensions Length 24cm/9.4" Width 6.6cm/2.6" Width open 15.3cm/6" Height 0.7cm/0.3" Weight 4.6 troy ounces/143g Maker: John Aldwinckle & Thomas Slater Date: 1889 Origin: London, England

declaration

AC Silver has clarified that the Sterling Silver Asparagus Tongs - Antique Victorian 1889 (LA368259) is genuinely of the period declared with the date/period of manufacture being 1889

condition

These antique asparagus tongs are an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional condition. The hallmarks struck to the surface of each finger piece are all very clear; the hallmarks are struck deeply due to the exceptional gauge of silver.

delivery

WORLDWIDE POSTAGE/SHIPPING FREE OF CHARGE to all customers - including national and international deliveries. Dispatch is either the same or next working day once a payment is received. INSURANCE IN TRANSIT Insurance cover is provided FREE OF CHARGE for items up to the value of £30,000. All items are fully insured and sent at the risk of AC Silver. Complimentary insurance valuation with images and text is provided with your purchase

location

This Sterling Silver Asparagus Tongs - Antique Victorian 1889 is located in Newcastle, UK

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