Rare Antique (1846) Harlequin Tongs Solid Sterling Silver Sugar Tongs/Nips. Early Victorian 19th-century.

$361.51

ANTIQUE EARLY VICTORIAN SOLID SILVER HARLEQUIN TONGS


A pair of 19th-century early Victorian (1846) solid sterling silver novelty sugar tongs in the form of a Harlequin jester.

The handles are in the shape of snake ouroboros. Shell patterned bowls.

Beautifully crafted with realistic features: the face, hand and feet/shoe details, dense criss-cross patterns on the clothing - all finely detailed.

The silver has a high quality smooth finish.

Free from monograms or inscriptions.

A beautiful genuine 172 year old novelty antique silver harlequin sugar tongs.



HALLMARKS: London, STERLING fineness 92.5%.

DATE: 1846

DIMENSION: 12.5cm (4 7/8") long approx

WEIGHT: 48g

CONDITION: Good condition with minor wear commensurate with age. Hallmarks are partially worn.

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