Antique Silver Skewer

GBP 350.00

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Object Description

An attractive antique silver meat skewer with decorative ring handle. Can also be used as a letter opener. Uninscribed.
Weight 61 grams, 1 troy ounce.
Length 24.5 cm.
London 1782.
Maker probably William Sumner.

William Sumner, flatware maker, was apprenticed under Thomas Chawner. Worked in partnership with Richard Crossley 1775 – 1782 (mark WS/RC). His first mark was entered in 1782. His widow Mary and daughter Elizabeth were also registered as silver spoon makers.

Object Condition

A useful sterling silver letter opener. Very good condition. Stamped with a full set of English silver hallmarks.
Please note that this item is not new and will show moderate signs of wear commensurate with age. Reflections in the photograph may detract from the true representation of this item.

Object Details

Dealer Opening Times

By appointment only.

Dealer Contact

+44 (0)207 288 1939
+44 (0)7904 297419

Dealer Location

Vault 31-32
The London Silver Vaults
53-64 Chancery Lane
London WC2A 1QS

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