English George III sterling silver sugar tongs by Thomas Northcote, having a set of London Hallmarks for 1791, less the town mark, which was common at the time on small flatware items.
These 18th Century Georgian tong are 5 3/4" long and weigh 34 grams or 1.1 ozs. Troy.
The soft, warm, original finish is present, with no buffing or machine polishing.
The excellent original condition and clear, crisp detail, with no monograms, removals, repairs or alterations, make this an especially attractive offering.