Georgian Sterling Silver Meat Skewer/Letter Opener by Paul Storr (1811). An exceptional, fine and impressive antique George III English sterling silver meat skewer/letter opener made by Paul Storr; an addition to our diverse flatware collection. This large antique Victorian sterling silver meat skewer/letter opener has a tapered form. The surface of this Paul Storr silver skewer is embellished with a contemporary bright cut engraved crest of a mullet pierced. Either side of the skewer is further ornamented with a double layered shell design below a thread decorated circular ring loop finger piece.This fine example of antique silverware was crafted by the renowned and important London silversmith Paul Storr. 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 Paul Storr silver skewer is an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional presentation condition.
Full hallmarks struck to the reverse surface are all very clear; the hallmarks are struck deeply due to the exceptional gauge of silver. Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this piece of Paul Storr silverware. Diameter of ring loop 3cm/1.2. Andrew Campbell founder and owner of AC Silver has been dealing in antique diamond & gemstone jewellery and antique sterling silver since 1977.
In addition to his high quality Newcastle-based shop, Andrew has developed what is now an established and internationally recognised online store. All orders placed before 2pm GMT are dispatched the same day.
Company Name: AC Silver Unlimited. This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Solid Silver\Other Solid Silver". The seller is "acsilver925" and is located in this country: GB. This item can be shipped worldwide.