18th Century silver tea tongs
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Antique Silver Tea Tongs, Sugar Nips, c.1750

Pair of 18th century antique silver tea tongs or what many will call sugar nips.

Lion Passant on the inside of one bowl and an engraved letter A on the other, sadly no makers mark is evident.

Still retaining good tension.  Minor evidence of a few small repairs

They measure 116mm in length.

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Description

Pair of 18th century antique silver tea tongs or what many will call sugar nips.

Lion Passant on the inside of one bowl and an engraved letter A on the other, sadly no makers mark is evident.

Still retaining good tension.  Minor evidence of a few small repairs

They measure 116mm in length.

DATE 18th Century
MAKER or SPONSOR MARK ……….
ASSAY OFFICE ……….
WEIGHT (Grammes) 31.4
WEIGHT (Troy) 1.01
REF:- 281Y

Additional information

Origin

English

Period

George II 1727-1760

Sponsor/Maker

Unknown

REF CODE

281Y

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