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.
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.