The 19th century English sterling silver sugar tongs, decorated with engraved patterns on the handles and bowls. On the top, there is a curly script monogram "HS". Maker's mark is partially rubbed.
These attractive tongs are 5 1/8" long and weigh 26.3 grams or 0.8 ozs Troy. There is an old repair to one bowl.
The soft, warm, original finish is present, with no buffing or machine polishing.
The excellent original condition and clear, crisp detail, with no removals or alterations, make this an especially attractive offering.