Antique Georgian Sterling Silver Meat Skewer by Paul Storr For Sale
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Antique Georgian Sterling Silver Meat Skewer by Paul Storr

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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 or letter opener has a tapered form. The surface of this Paul Storr antique silver skewer is embellished with a contemporary bright cut engraved crest of a bull. 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. Condition: This Paul Storr antique silver skewer is an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional presentation condition. The shell ornamentation has wear in keeping with age and use. 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. Dimensions: Length 35.2cm/13.9" Diameter of ring loop 3cm/1.2" Weight: 4.8 troy ounces/148g Maker: Paul Storr Date: 1813 Origin: London, England.

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  • Condition
    Good
  • Condition Details
    This silver skewer is an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional presentation condition. The shell ornamentation has wear in keeping with age and use. Full hallmarks struck to the reverse surface are very clear
  • Dimensions
    H 0.04 in. x W 0.04 in. x D 0.04 in.H 1 mm x W 1 mm x D 1 mm
  • Seller Location
    Jesmond, GB
  • Seller Reference Number
    C1811
  • Reference Number
    LU1200214004782
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