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Pair of George IV Antique Silver Fiddle Pattern Asparagus Tongs made in 1824


A pair of Georgian silver asparagus/sandwich tongs in fiddle pattern with sprung arms and pierced blades for straining the asparagus.

Date 1824
Made By William Knight
Location London
Stock Number FA246x12

Out of stock

Maker: William Knight

A pair of Georgian silver asparagus/sandwich tongs in fiddle pattern with sprung arms and pierced blades for straining the asparagus.

These fine tongs – which are in excellent condition – are engraved to the end with the crest of a Baron.

They would be suitable for all sorts of serving applications including asparagus, sandwiches or cuts of meat.

Dimensions: length 25.4 cm; weight 6 troy oz.

William Knight

London silversmith. No record of apprenticeship or freedom. 1st mark as smallworker, in partnership with his brother Samuel, 1810. 2nd mark as plateworker, 1816. 3rd mark (2 sizes) 1830. 4th mark 1839.

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