Antique Silver Plated Asparagus Tongs with a Spring Loaded Mechanism

AS-64237

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Attractive pair of unusual Victorian silver plated asparagus tongs with a spring mechanism operated by pushing the thumb piece which opens the blades. The shaped blade has been engraved with a floral scene. In very good condition. (Circa 1890).

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£ 140.00

Specifications

MakerFrederick Wilkinson & Son, Sheffield, England.
DateCirca 1890
Length27.3cm (10.75")
Width5cm (2")
Depth1.3cm (0.5")
Weight195g

Description

Attractive pair of unusual Victorian silver plated asparagus tongs with a spring mechanism operated by pushing the thumb piece which opens the blades. The shaped blade has been engraved with a floral scene. In very good condition.