Antique Letter Opener

Sterling Silver Meat Skewer/Letter Opener by Eley & Fearn- Antique Georgian 1817

Sterling Silver Meat Skewer/Letter Opener by Eley & Fearn- Antique Georgian 1817
Sterling Silver Meat Skewer/Letter Opener by Eley & Fearn- Antique Georgian 1817
Sterling Silver Meat Skewer/Letter Opener by Eley & Fearn- Antique Georgian 1817
Sterling Silver Meat Skewer/Letter Opener by Eley & Fearn- Antique Georgian 1817
Sterling Silver Meat Skewer/Letter Opener by Eley & Fearn- Antique Georgian 1817
Sterling Silver Meat Skewer/Letter Opener by Eley & Fearn- Antique Georgian 1817
Sterling Silver Meat Skewer/Letter Opener by Eley & Fearn- Antique Georgian 1817
Sterling Silver Meat Skewer/Letter Opener by Eley & Fearn- Antique Georgian 1817
Sterling Silver Meat Skewer/Letter Opener by Eley & Fearn- Antique Georgian 1817

Sterling Silver Meat Skewer/Letter Opener by Eley & Fearn- Antique Georgian 1817

Sterling Silver Meat Skewer/Letter Opener by Eley & Fearn- Antique Georgian 1817. This fine antique George III English sterling silver skewer/letter opener has a tapered form with a circular ring loop finger piece. The plain surface of this fine example of Georgian silverware is embellished with a fine and impressive contemporary bright cut engraved crest depicting a talbot statant collared and chained. The reverse surface of the skewer is ornamented with the engraved initials'RH' in addition to the featured hallmarks. The original use of this item was purely as a meat skewer.

Due to its form, this piece may certainly be used as an effective letter opener. This antique skewer is a very good gauge of silver, fine quality and in excellent presentation condition. Full hallmarks struck to the reverse surface of the skewer are all very clear. Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this piece of Georgian silverware. Maker : William Eley & William Fearn.

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FREE OF CHARGE to all customers - including national and international deliveries. The item "Sterling Silver Meat Skewer/Letter Opener by Eley & Fearn- Antique Georgian 1817" is in sale since Wednesday, January 28, 2015. This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Solid Silver\Other Solid Silver".

The seller is "acsilver925" and is located in Newcastle upon Tyne. This item can be shipped worldwide.

  • Composition: Solid Silver
  • Maker: William Eley & William Fearn
  • Product: Meat Skewer/Letter Opener
  • Age: 1800-1849
  • SKU: W9930
  • Date: 1817
  • Monarch: George III
  • Period: Antique
  • Origin: London, England
  • Weight: 2.9 troy ounces/90g
  • material: English sterling silver
  • Condition: Antique/ Excellent
  • Diameter of Ring Loop: 2.6cm/1"
  • Length: 30.2cm/11.9"


Sterling Silver Meat Skewer/Letter Opener by Eley & Fearn- Antique Georgian 1817