Set of Six Sterling Silver Meat Skewers by Paul Storr - Antique George III. A magnificent, fine and impressive set of six antique George III English sterling silver meat skewers/letter openers made by Paul Storr; an addition to our diverse flatware collection. These magnificent antique George IV English sterling silver meat skewers/letter openers has a plain tapered form. This exceptional set is comprised of three pairs of meat skewers, each pair graduating in size. Each skewer is ornamented with the contemporary bright cut engraved crest below a baron's coronet.The terminal of each skewer is embellished with a chased decorated shell design below a reed decorated circular ring loop fingerpiece. Sets of six graduated antique silver skewers are difficult to locate, especially those by the renowned and important London silversmith Paul Storr. The original use of this item was purely as a game/meat skewer. Due to its form, this piece may certainly be used as an effective letter openers.
These antique silver meat skewers are an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional condition. The chased decoration is all very sharp and the crests are very crisp. Full hallmarks struck to the surface of each skewer are very clear; the hallmarks are struck deeply due to the exceptional gauge of silver. Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of these pieces of antique flatware.Diameter of ring 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.
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