Fine Victorian Silver Asparagus Server Tongs

Fine Victorian Silver Asparagus Server Tongs

Code: FA 584


Very handsome and substantial pair of Victorian silver asparagus tongs with a threaded border and unusual cast detail to the handle. The blades are pireced with with a dainty pattern of crosslets in an oval formed with curved bars and dots, feathery scrolls, stars, dots and shamrock shapes.

Hallmarked for London 1889, makers Goldsmiths' Alliance Ltd.

They measure 24cm (9 3/8") long, 3.2cm (1 1/4") across the blades and 6cm (2 3/8") opened. They weigh 179g/5.8ozt.

Condition is excellent with no damage or repair and minimal surface wear; they appear very little used.