Georgian Sterling Silver Sugar Tongs Nips Henry Plumpton London 1770 No Reserve
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Georgian Sterling Silver Sugar Tongs Nips Henry Plumpton London 1770 No Reserve:
Georgian Sterling Silver Scissor Action Sugar Tongs/Nips by Henry Plumpton circa 1770
These tea or sugar tongs aremade from solid sterling silverwith raised relief decorated stylizedshell shape pads or nips on the ends of scroll shapedarms and the tongshavea scissor action with decoratively scroll top finger rings, the tongs areinfull working order andthey have been engraved with a previous owners initials or family monogram all as photographed. The sides of the finger ringshave each been impressed with an English 925 standard sterling silver Lion Passant mark that is next to theLondon silversmith or makers mark H∙P (rubbed marks) for Henry Plumpton who's mark is first registered as beingused from 1761.
Genuine Item with so see what you thnk they are worth
Overseas buyers welcome