Early Victorian silver asparagus tongs, London 1841


A pair of very solid English silver asparagus tongs or servers with a shell design to the handle and finely pierced blades. The very early Victorian tongs are hallmarked London 1841 with maker’s mark WE. The overall length is 10½ ins and the weight is 226 gms [approximately 8 ounces]. The engraved crest on the handle has a gothic letter beneath an eagle issuing from a viscount’s coronet    jan10/5

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