Antique George III Sterling Silver Meat Skewer/Letter Opener
Antique George III Sterling Silver Meat Skewer/Letter Opener
Antique George III Sterling Silver Meat Skewer/Letter Opener
Antique George III Sterling Silver Meat Skewer/Letter Opener
Antique George III Sterling Silver Meat Skewer/Letter Opener
Antique George III Sterling Silver Meat Skewer/Letter Opener
Antique George III Sterling Silver Meat Skewer/Letter Opener
Antique George III Sterling Silver Meat Skewer/Letter Opener
Antique George III Sterling Silver Meat Skewer/Letter Opener

WILLIAM ELEY & WILLIAM FEARN (worked 1797-1808)

Antique George III Sterling Silver Meat Skewer/Letter Opener

1817 London

Offered by AC Silver

£395 gbp
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This fine antique George III English sterling silver skewer/letter opener* has a tapered form with a circular ring loop finger piece.

The plain surface of this fine example of Georgian silverware is embellished with a fine and impressive contemporary bright cut engraved crest depicting a talbot statant collared and chained.

The reverse surface of the skewer is ornamented with the engraved initials 'RH' in addition to the featured hallmarks.

* The original use of this item was purely as a meat skewer. Due to its form, this piece may certainly be used as an effective letter opener.

Dimensions

Diameter of ring loop 2.6cm/1"

Length 30.2cm/11.9"

Weight

2.9 troy ounces/90g


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This antique skewer is a very good gauge of silver, fine quality and in excellent presentation condition.

Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this piece of Georgian silverware.
Maker: William Eley & William Fearn

Origin: London, England

Date: 1817
Can be viewed at AC Silver’s Newcastle store, online at www.acsilver.co.uk. Please quote SALES CODE SKU W9930 when enquiring about the piece.
Complimentary insurance valuation with images and text is provided with your purchase.
Stock Code
W9930
Medium
A fine and impressive antique George III English sterling silver meat skewer/letter opener; an addition to our Georgian silverware collection
Signed/Inscribed
Full hallmarks struck to the reverse surface of the skewer are all very clear.
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