Antique Silver Harlequin Sugar Nips
Antique Silver Harlequin Sugar Nips
Antique Silver Harlequin Sugar Nips
Antique Silver Harlequin Sugar Nips

Antique Silver Harlequin Sugar Nips

1906 England

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A decorative pair of antique sterling silver sugar tongs in the form of Harlequin suspended from two coiled snakes which form the sugar nip handles. Weight 45 grams, 1.5 troy ounces. Length 11 cms. Spread across handles 5 cms. Marked on the handle for London 1906. Maker Maurice Freeman.
These attractive silver tongs are in very good condition with no damage or restoration. Fully stamped with English silver hallmarks.

Please note that this item is not new and will show moderate signs of wear commensurate with age. Reflections in the photograph may detract from the true representation of this item.
Harlequin is the most well known of the zanni or comic servant characters from the Italian Commedia dell'arte. Characterized by his chequered costume, his role developed over the years from a nimble and wily, covetous, comic servant into a prototype of the romantic hero.
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8558
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