An extremely rare pair of Sugar Tongs modelled as a pair of Fire Irons.  Made in London in 1853 by Francis Higgins.
An extremely rare pair of Sugar Tongs modelled as a pair of Fire Irons.  Made in London in 1853 by Francis Higgins.
An extremely rare pair of Sugar Tongs modelled as a pair of Fire Irons.  Made in London in 1853 by Francis Higgins.
An extremely rare pair of Sugar Tongs modelled as a pair of Fire Irons.  Made in London in 1853 by Francis Higgins.

An extremely rare pair of Sugar Tongs modelled as a pair of Fire Irons. Made in London in 1853 by Francis Higgins.

1853 London

Offered by Mary Cooke Antiques Ltd

£750 gbp
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The Tongs are beautifully modelled as a pair of early fire irons engraved with early Eighteenth century designs and displaying shell grips. The top of the arch displays a rare "Boy and Barrel" finial. A very rare design made by the fine quality flatware maker, Francis Higgins.

Length: 6.5 inches, 16.3cm.
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