A lovely little set of Glasgow sterling, these 4 inch Sugar Tongs have shell gripers and come with a tiny Shell Salt or Nut Dish. In excellent condition, the tongs have hallmarks (eagle R standing lion) with R being the date stamp for 1888 and left facing standing lion for Glasgow. The tongs are 4 inches long, 1 inch across the curved end and 1.5 inches across the open end. Shell Dish is .7 5 inches high, 1.75 inches across and 2 inches long, on three ball feet. A dainty and pretty set, it comes from the original family, with no odors.