Early George III era English sterling silver sugar tongs in openwork designs with shell form bowls, having an engraved Stag crest on the top. Maker's mark "IM", c. 1760-1770.
These great antique tongs are 4 3/4" long and weigh 30.2 grams.
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 Openwork Sugar Tongs Shell Bowls Sterling Silver 1760s Stag Crest