Philip Batchelor Cast Sugar Tongs
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Cast Silver Gilt Sugar Tongs, Philip Batchelor c.1770

A pair of antique sterling silver cast sugar tongs with gilt finish by Philip Batchelor c.1770, Not common to see gilt examples.

Condition very good, however there is one small fracture/hairline(minimal) which would have been caused at time of manufacture and before the gilt finish took place, Cast tongs are notorious for some sort of damage or repair, these are however a splendid example and they measure 130mm in length.

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A pair of antique sterling silver cast sugar tongs with gilt finish by Philip Batchelor c.1770, Not common to see gilt examples.

Condition very good, however there is one small fracture/hairline(minimal) which would have been caused at time of manufacture and before the gilt finish took place. Cast tongs are notorious for some sort of damage or repair, these are however a splendid example and they measure 130mm in length.

DATEc.1770
MAKERPhilip Batchelor
ASSAY OFFICELondon
WEIGHT (Grammes)40.5
WEIGHT (Troy)1.30
REF:-136H

Additional information

Origin

English

Period

George III 1760-1820

Sponsor/Maker

Philip Batchelor

REF CODE

136H

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