Antique Set of Six Sterling Silver Meat Skewers - George III
Antique Set of Six Sterling Silver Meat Skewers - George III
Antique Set of Six Sterling Silver Meat Skewers - George III
Antique Set of Six Sterling Silver Meat Skewers - George III
Antique Set of Six Sterling Silver Meat Skewers - George III
Antique Set of Six Sterling Silver Meat Skewers - George III
Antique Set of Six Sterling Silver Meat Skewers - George III
Antique Set of Six Sterling Silver Meat Skewers - George III
Antique Set of Six Sterling Silver Meat Skewers - George III
Antique Set of Six Sterling Silver Meat Skewers - George III

PAUL STORR, LONDON (1771-1844)

Antique Set of Six Sterling Silver Meat Skewers - George III

1812 London, England

Offered by AC Silver

£6,950 gbp
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These magnificent antique George IV English sterling silver meat skewers/letter openers* has a plain tapered form.

This exceptional set is comprised of three pairs of meat skewers, each pair graduating in size.

Each skewer is ornamented with the contemporary bright cut engraved crest below a baron's coronet.

The terminal of each skewer is embellished with a chased decorated shell design below a reed decorated circular ring loop fingerpiece.

Sets of six graduated antique silver skewers are difficult to locate, especially those by the renowned and important London silversmith Paul Storr.

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

Dimensions
Large Skewer
Length 32.9cm/13"
Diameter of ring 3cm/1.2"

Medium Skewer
Length 30.7cm/12.1"
Diameter of ring 3cm/1.2"

Small Skewer
Length 27.8cm/10.9"
Diameter of ring 3cm/1.2"

Total Weight
20.2 troy ounces/627g



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These antique silver meat skewers are an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional condition.

The chased decoration is all very sharp and the crests are very crisp.

Full hallmarks struck to the surface of each skewer are very clear; the hallmarks are struck deeply due to the exceptional gauge of silver.

Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of these pieces of antique flatware.
Date: 1812

Origin: London, England
Can be viewed at AC Silver’s Newcastle store, online at www.acsilver.co.uk. Please quote SALES CODE SKU A6922 when enquiring about the piece.
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Stock Code
A6922
Medium
A magnificent, fine and impressive set of six antique George III English sterling silver meat skewers/letter openers made by Paul Storr; an addition to our diverse flatware collection
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