George III fiddle pattern silver fish tongs

George III fiddle pattern silver fish tongs

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Reference

5099

Elegant antique hand-pierced and engraved silver fish serving tongs with mildly curved blades and hand-forged fiddle pattern handle, plus a sprung thumb mechanism to a slender supporting blade.

Designed for serving fish at the table, these silver fish tongs are a derivation of the original fish slice which from about the 1750s, and was popular until the late Victorian period.

Dimensions:

Width 280 mm / 11 14"
Depth 70 mm / 3"
Weight 185 g (5.95 troy ozs)
Year

1815

Place

London

Condition

Excellent

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