This gorgeous sugar tong with the lion paw claws is in excellent condition. The top is crested with a French coat of arms over the words " Chalons/ Marne". These beautiful tongs have the Minerva stamp with the "2" noting 800 silver. Also, the makers mark which appear to be Albert Deflon of Paris. These tongs are 4 1/8" in length and weigh 22.4 grams. For those collecting French silver, this would be a great asset to your collection.