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DESCRIPTION

Scarce, large pair of Georgian silver sugar nips or tea tongs. This pair are rare because they are Irish and doubly rare because only half of Irish nips bear a maker's mark.

SILVERSMITH

G?

DATE or HALLMARK

circa: 1770  (no date letter).

ASSAY OFFICE

Dublin

WEIGHT in GRAMS

46

SIZE in INCHES

length: 5 1/4

SILVER STANDARD

.925 sterling silver

OVERALL CONDITION

excellent, no repairs, monograms or erasures. There are some hammer marks to one finger ring so it was probably misshaped at one time but there is no evidence of any solder repairs.
BACK Price 395 SOLD Item Number: M2620 several