English Georgian sterling silver sugar tongs, having acorn bowls and bright cut engraved patterns with floral accents on the handles. There is an engraved monogram "M*N" on the top. Made by Hester Bateman, London, c. 1785.
These majestic tongs are 5 1/4" long and weigh 33.5 grams or 1 ozt.
The soft, warm, original finish is present, with no buffing or machine polishing.
The excellent original condition and clear, crisp detail, with no removals, repairs or alterations, make this an especially attractive offering.
English Engraved Sugar Tongs Acorn Bowls Bateman Sterling Silver MN