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Antique Georgian English Composite Sterling Silver Grape Scissors

US$2,043.83

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An exceptional, fine and impressive, composite pair of antique George IV English sterling silver grape shears; an addition to our silver flatware collection. These exceptional antique sterling silver grape shears have a hinged scissor action. The cast handles of these impressive George IV shears are embellished with profuse floral and scrolling leaf ornamentation, incorporating interlacing leaf decorated fingerpieces with floral festoons to the lower portions. The hinged portion of one pair of grape shears is surmounted with an impressive leaf decorated rosette accented with a matte background. One pair of grape shears has plain tapering blades and the other bears undulating, incurved blades with straight cutting edges. These exceptional examples of antique silverware are the finest of their type you could hope to acquire. Condition: These antique sterling silver grape shears are an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional condition. The cast decoration is all very sharp. Full hallmarks struck across the blades of each piece are all very clear; the hallmarks are struck deeply due to the exceptional gauge of silver. Dimensions: Pair one (incurved blades) Length 15.6cm/6.1" Width 5.3cm/2.1" Height 1.3cm/0.5" Pair two (tapering blades) Length 16.1cm/6.3" Width 6.7cm/2.6" Height 1.6cm/0.6" Total weight 8.4 troy ounces/262g Maker: Charles Rawlings Date: 1824 / 1825 Origin: London, England Video: A video of this fine piece is available upon request. Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this example of antique silverware.

Details

  • Creator
  • Dimensions
    Height: 0.6 in. (1.53 cm)Width: 2.6 in. (6.61 cm)Depth: 6.3 in. (16.01 cm)
  • Style
    George IV (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    1824-1825
  • Condition
    These antique sterling silver grape shears are an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional condition. The cast decoration is all very sharp.
  • Seller Location
    Jesmond, GB
  • Reference Number
    Seller: C16401stDibs: LU1200213581292

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    US$143.43 Standard Parcel Shipping
    to anywhere in the world, arrives in 7-9 days.
    We recommend this shipping type based on item size, type and fragility.
    Estimated Customs Duties & Taxes to the Continental US: $0.
    Ships From: Jesmond, United Kingdom
  • Return Policy

    A return for this item may be initiated within 3 days of delivery.

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Located in Jesmond, United Kingdom
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