Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Meat Skewer / Letter Opener
Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Meat Skewer / Letter Opener
Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Meat Skewer / Letter Opener
Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Meat Skewer / Letter Opener
Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Meat Skewer / Letter Opener
Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Meat Skewer / Letter Opener

MARY CHAWNER, LONDON (worked from c.1825)

Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Meat Skewer / Letter Opener

1838 London

Offered by AC Silver

£495 gbp
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This large antique Victorian English sterling silver meat skewer / letter opener* has a tapered form.

The surface of this skewer is embellished with a contemporary engraved initial ‘R’ below the plain circular ring loop finger piece.

The reverse surface is plain and unembellished apart from the featured hallmarks.

This fine example of antique silversmith was crafted by the renowned London female silversmith Mary Chawner.

* 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

Length 25.2cm/9.9"

Diameter of ring loop 2.5cm/1"

Weight

2.4 troy ounces/74.8g


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This antique skewer is an exceptional gauge of silver, fine quality and in excellent presentation condition.

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

Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this piece of Victorian silverware.
Maker: Mary Chawner

Origin: London, England

Date: 1838
Can be viewed at AC Silver’s Newcastle store, online at www.acsilver.co.uk. Please quote SALES CODE SKU A3869 when enquiring about the piece.

Complimentary insurance valuation with images and text is provided with your purchase
Dimensions
Weight 2.40oz t (74.64g)
Stock Code
A3869
Medium
A fine and impressive antique Victorian English sterling silver meat skewer / letter opener; an addition to our diverse flatware collection
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Full hallmarks struck to the reverse surface are all very clear; the hallmarks are struck deeply due to the exceptional gauge of silver.
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