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Pair of snuffers A pair of antique silver snuffers with cast decoration by Wallis and Hayne, London 1814 crested with a pelican vulning, 3 chicks in a nest.
Price: £595.00
1275
Grapeshears A pair of antique silver cast grapeshears with matted vineleaf handles by William Eaton, London 1843.
Price: £450.00
6711
Pair of snuffers A pair of steel snuffers with spring-loaded cutting mechanism with silver plaque and silver handles circa 1780, the plaque inscribed 'By His Majesty's Royal Letters Patent Cope & Cutler'.
Price: £395.00
6772
Sugar tongs A large pair of sugar tongs with shell bowls, an engraved bow and a 'boy and barrel' finial, by Francis Higgins London 1859, crested with 'out of a mural coronet an arm embowed in armour holding a dagger' and initialled {EJD} .
Price: £375.00
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Grape scissors A pair of antique silver scissors, perhaps for grapes by Eley and Fearn, London 1814.
Price: £375.00
2431
Steel candle snuffers with hallmarked silver handles London 1804 by WB probably William Buckett A George III pair of steel candle snuffers with silver handles and feet, the handles hallmarked by Wilkes Booth in London in 1804 .
Price: £285.00
6951
Sugar tongs A pair of antique silver beaded sprung sugar tongs, London circa 1790 by IB (perhaps for John Buckett), crested with a griffin's head.
Price: £255.00
3629
Sugar tongs A pair of antique silver andiron shaped tongs, the pierced bowls with rat-tails, London circa 1710 with indecipherable maker's mark (a.f).
Price: £240.00
5379
Sugar nips A pair of antique silver sugar nips, by Henry Plumpton London circa 1765 .
Price: £225.00
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Sugar nips A pair of antique silver sugar-nips with shell bowls by Simeon Coley ?, London circa 1765 initialled AB.
Price: £195.00
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silver gilt sugar nips London circa 1750 by Philips Garden A George II pair of silver-gilt sugar nips, by Philips Garden of London circa 1750, initialled {HW} .
Price: £185.00
6846
Nut-crackers A pair of antique silver hourglass-handled nutcrackers with close-plated jaws by Taylor and Perry, Birmingham 1829.
Price: £185.00
2361
unusually small Victorian pair sugar nips Birmingham 1843 Joseph Wilmore A pair of unusually small Victorian sugar nips, made in Birmingham in 1843 by Joseph Willmore .
Price: £175.00
6922
small sugar tongs Chester 1827 George Lowe An unusually small pair of antique silver fiddle pattern sugar tongs, made by George Lowe in Chester in 1827 .
Price: £175.00
6753
Sugar tongs A pair of silver-gilt Stag Hunt pattern sugar tongs with the bowls modelled as human masks, by Lias and Wakely London 1885 .
Price: £175.00
5923
George III sugar nips London circa 1770 Thomas William Chawner crest Dalgliesh A George III pair of sugar nips with unusual bowls, by Thomas and William Chawner London circa 1770 (unusually marked with a lion and maker's mark on both sides), crested for Dalgliesh .
Price: £165.00
6964
Sugar nips A plain pair of antique silver sugar-nips by GN (Grimwade 3589 untraced), London circa 1770.
Price: £165.00
1395
Sugar nips A pair of antique silver sugar nips, possibly by William Maddocks London circa 1765, crested with a demi lion rampant holding a crown .
Price: £160.00
5974
Sugar nips SN 8642 A pair of antique silver sugarnips of standard form by John Gorham, London 1739-55, initialled E over IE.
Price: £155.00
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Sugar tongs A pair of antique silver fiddle pattern sugar-tongs York, c.1820 by James Barber and William Whitwell crested with a demi-lion rampant.
Price: £145.00
2968
Sugar tongs Sheffield Double Duty 1797 Nathaniel Smith and Company

A George III pair of silver sugar tongs, its arms at 90 degrees to the bow, by Nathaniel Smith and Company Sheffield 1797 (Double Duty) .
Price:SOLD

 In 1797, duty on silver objects was doubled to help pay for the conflict with Revolutionary France. As such the duty mark was stamped twice by some assay offices- including Sheffield.

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Pair of George III sugar tongs with Mother-of-pearl arms and tortoiseshell bow circa 1790 A George III pair of sugar-tongs with mother-of-pearl arms and tortoiseshell bow, circa 1790 .
Price: £135.00
7040
Sugar tongs

A pair of antique silver sugar tongs with bright-cut decoration and decorated circular bowls, by Thomas Allen Sheffield 1778, initialled {EH}.
Price: £135.00

Graham Hodges records a pair of sugar tongs dated 1777 but using Allen's incuse maker's mark (click here) .

6405
Sugar tongs A pair of antique silver brightcut sugar tongs, by Hester Bateman London 1786-1790.
Price: £120.00
5740
Sugar tongs A pair of antique silver brightcut sugar tongs, by John Pittar Dublin circa 1790, initialled {D}.
Price: £110.00
5303
Sugar tongs A pair of antique silver brightcut sugar tongs, by Hester Bateman London circa 1780, initialled C.
Price: £110.00
4662
Sugar tongs A pair of antique silver-gilt sugar tongs with feather-edge borders, convex arms and a blank cartouche, made in London circa 1770 by Thomas Woodhouse .
Price: £110.00
6657
Sugar tongs A pair of antique silver bright-cut sugar tongs incorporating Prince of Wales feathers, by George Wintle London 1795.
Price: £100.00
4737
Sugar tongs

A pair of antique silver Old English thread sugar tongs, Edinburgh circa 1800 by T & E (apparently not present in list of Edinburgh makers), initialled H.
Price: £85.00

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Sugar tongs A pair of antique silver brightcut sugar tongs, by Richard Crossley London 1795, initialled {RJH}.
Price: £80.00
4706
Sugar tongs A pair of antique silver feather-edge sugar tongs with shell bowls and a vacant cartouche, by Thomas and William Chawner London circa 1770 (Grimwade 3510) .
Price: £75.00
6371
A pair of small cast openwork sugar tongs London 1899 A small pair of sugar tongs with pierced and engraved arms, by Slater, Slater and Holland in London in 1899 .
Price: £68.00
6695
Sugar tongs A pair of antique silver bright-cut sugar tongs, London circa 1780 by Benjamin Mordecai.
Price: £68.00
4096
Exeter Brightcut sugar tongs Joseph Hicks circa 1790 A George III pair of bright-cut sugar tongs, by Joseph Hicks of Exeter circa 1790, initialled {BAW} .
Price: £65.00
6841
Sugar tongs A pair of antique silver fiddle pattern sugar tongs, by James Scott, Dublin 1816.
Price: £60.00
4343
Sugar tongs A pair of antique silver brightcut sugar tongs, by James Phipps London circa 1790, initialled {JRE}.
Price: £55.00
4712
Sugar tongs A pair of antique silver fiddle pattern sugartongs, Exeter 1834 by W. R. Sobey.
Price: £55.00
3663
Sugar tongs A pair of antique silver shaped sugar tongs with feather-edge borders, by Thomas Nash London circa 1770.
Price: £48.00
5685
Sugar tongs A pair of antique silver beaded sugar tongs, by William Sumner London circa 1782, initialled {SK}.
Price: £48.00
5713
Sugar tongs A pair of antique silver brightcut sugar tongs, by William Eley and William Fearn London 1802, initialled {HH}.
Price: £48.00
5665
Sugar tongs A pair of antique silver Old English sugar tongs engraved on one shoulder with the Prince of Wales feathers, by Thomas Watson Newcastle circa 1795.
Price:SOLD
4819
Sugar tongs A pair of antique silver fiddle pattern sugar tongs, by IN London 1815.
Price: £45.00
5683
Sugar tongs A pair of antique silver sugar-tongs with twisted stems, by George Maudsley Jackson in London in 1884 .
Price: £42.00
5929
Sugar tongs A pair of antique silver fiddle pattern sugar tongs, by Lister and Sons Newcastle 1850.
Price:SOLD
4731
Sugar tongs A pair of antique silver Old English thread pattern sugar tongs, Old Sheffield Plate circa 1800 .
Price: £30.00
6494
Sugar tongs

A pair of antique silver Hanoverian sugar tongs marked on the outsides, made by Frederick Bradford McCrea in London in 1885 .
Price:SOLD

Major Frederick Bradford McCrea (1833-1914) hallmarked items at the London Assay Office on behalf of the Army and Navy Co-operative Society. McCrea founded the firm in 1871 on Victoria Street and it was later renamed the Army and Navy Stores. McCrea entered this mark in 1880 and retired from the firm in 1903.

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