Antique George V Sterling Silver Asparagus Tongs
Antique George V Sterling Silver Asparagus Tongs
Antique George V Sterling Silver Asparagus Tongs
Antique George V Sterling Silver Asparagus Tongs
Antique George V Sterling Silver Asparagus Tongs
Antique George V Sterling Silver Asparagus Tongs
Antique George V Sterling Silver Asparagus Tongs
Antique George V Sterling Silver Asparagus Tongs
Antique George V Sterling Silver Asparagus Tongs
Antique George V Sterling Silver Asparagus Tongs
Antique George V Sterling Silver Asparagus Tongs
Antique George V Sterling Silver Asparagus Tongs

MAPPIN & WEBB (worked from 1849)

Antique George V Sterling Silver Asparagus Tongs

1933 Birmingham, England

Offered by AC Silver

£1,595 gbp
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This exceptional antique George V set of six asparagus tongs have been modelled in the form of an asparagus stems.

The surface of each pair of tongs is embellished with a contemporary bright cut engraved crest depicting a stag.

These hinged tongs are ornamented with chased decoration replicating the details of the asparagus' tip to the terminal

Each piece is fitted with three plain ring loop finger pieces.

This antique set is fitted to the original hinged leatherette box with satin and velvet lined interior, securing with two hinged catches.

The interior of the box bears the retailer's mark 'Mappin & Webb LTD, Regent Street, London, W'.

Dimensions

Length 10.5cm/4.1"

Width 4.7cm/1.9"

Height 6.4cm/2.5"

Diameter of finger holes 2.6cm/1"

Total Weight

9.7 troy ounces/301g


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These antique asparagus tongs are an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional condition.

Full hallmarks struck to the surface of each stalk are all very clear.

Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of these examples of antique silverware.
Maker: Mappin & Webb Ltd

Origin: Birmingham, England

Date: 1933
Can be viewed at AC Silver’s Newcastle store, online at www.acsilver.co.uk. Please quote SALES CODE SKU A5122 when enquiring about the piece.
Complimentary insurance valuation with images and text is provided with your purchase
Dimensions
Height 6.40 cm (2.52 inches)
Width 4.70 cm (1.85 inches)
Depth 10.50 cm (4.13 inches)
Weight 9.70oz t (301.67g)
Stock Code
A5512
Medium
An exceptional, fine and impressive, unusual set of six antique George V English sterling silver asparagus tongs - boxed; an addition to our silver dining collection
Signed/Inscribed
Full hallmarks struck to the surface of each stalk are all very clear.
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