Antique French Sterling Silver Asparagus Tongs, Henin Freres

Fabulous antique French Napoleon III era sterling silver 9 1/4" asparagus, pastry or sandwich tongs with sleek elegant styling and raised medallions ready for your monogram! Nothing too frilly here, just smooth, lustrous sterling silver so they'd be easy to work into your existing fine table service. Raised or applied silver medallions, foliate accents top & bottom and no monograms so they'll be easy for you to personalize if you wish. The French Minerve or Minerva hallmark, 1st titre designating .950 silver content (higher than the .925 standard for sterling silver). Silversmith marks for Henin Freres, Paris c. 1865-1872. Thick, heavy old French silver with all of the elegance you could hope for!

Very good-excellent condition. No damage or repairs to note, a slight surface scuff or two and a bit of tarnish visible. See pictures for measurements.

Item ID: 309asps1

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Susan Dean, San Marcos, CA   

Antique French sterling silver, Georgian jewelry, sewing, Black Forest, etc 17th to 19th c. European

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