York Sterling Silver Meat Skewer / Letter Opener - Antique Georgian. An exceptional, fine and impressive antique George III York sterling silver meat skewer / letter opener made by Robert Cattle and James Barber; an addition to our Georgian silverware collection. This fine antique George III English solid silver meat skewer / letter opener, in sterling standard, has a tapered form with a circular ring loop finger piece. The surface of this fine example of Georgian silverware is plain and unembellished, apart from the featured hallmarks to the reverse. This exceptional Georgian meat skewer was crafted by the renowned York silversmiths Robert Cattle and James Barber.
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 solid silver meat skewer is a superior gauge of silver for its type, exceptional quality and in exceptional presentation condition. Full hallmarks struck to the reverse surface of the skewer are all very clear; the hallmarks are struck deeply due to the superior gauge of silver. Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this piece of Georgian silverware.
Maker: Robert Cattle & James Barber. 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.