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Sterling Silver Grape Shears - Antique Victorian

$1,315.12Asking Price

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A fine and impressive pair of antique Victorian English sterling silver grape shears - boxed; an addition to our silver flatware collection This fine pair of antique Victorian sterling silver grape shears has a hinged scissor action. The anterior surface of the shears is ornamented with bright cut engraved simplified floral and leaf decoration incorporating a vacant shaped cartouche above the finger grasp of each handle. The hinge of these antique shears is encircled with further bright cut engraved leaf decoration. The reverse surface of this fine example of Victorian silverware is plain and unembellished. These impressive sterling silver grape shears are fitted to the original hinged leatherette presentation box, with a velvet and satin lined interior and secures with a push fit catch. Dimensions Length 16cm/6.3" Width across finger grip 5.1cm/2" Weight 2.5 troy ounces/76.4g Maker: James Wakely & Frank Clarke Wheeler Origin: London, England Date: 1888 Video: A video of this fine piece is available upon request. Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this example of antique silverware. SKU: A3882

Details

  • Creator
  • Dimensions
    Height: 6.3 in. (16.01 cm)Width: 2 in. (5.08 cm)Depth: 0.01 in. (0.26 mm)
  • Sold As
    Set of 2
  • Style
    Victorian (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    1888
  • Condition
    These antique grape shears are an exceptional gauge of silver, fine quality and in exceptional presentation condition. The bright cut engraved decoration is very crisp. Full hallmarks are all very clear.
  • Seller Location
    Jesmond, GB
  • Reference Number
    Seller: A38821stDibs: LU120023413602

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    Estimated Customs Duties & Taxes to the Continental US: $0.
    Ships From: Jesmond, United Kingdom
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