Beautifully detailed, these lovely tongs are the Gorham Old Fontainebleau pattern with fine detail and heavy weight. This sterling silver pair of tongs are sugar tongs measuring 5 inches and are in very fine condition as pictured. The Fontainebleau pattern was designed for Gorham by Antoine Heller. This and his other figural patterns are really amazing in the original early pieces. These sterling tongs are an example. The sterling Gorham flatware pattern was patented in 1880 and is still active but in a lighter weight and less detailed version. This is from an estate handed down 4 generations and are the early antique detail and weight. If you have any questions about this Old Fontainebleau Gorham sterling pattern please contact us.
Sterling Silver Tongs Gorham Fontainebleau Antique