An exceptional, fine and impressive antique George III York sterling silver meat skewer / letter opener made by Robert Cattle and James Barber; an addition to our Georgian silverware collection

This fine antique George III English solid silver meat skewer / letter opener*, in sterling standard, has a tapered form with a circular ring loop finger piece.

The surface of this fine example of Georgian silverware is plain and unembellished, apart from the featured hallmarks to the reverse. Please see images 4 and 5 for reference.

This exceptional Georgian meat skewer was crafted by the renowned York silversmiths Robert Cattle and James Barber.

* The original use of this item was purely as a meat skewer. Due to its form, this piece may certainly be used as an effective letter opener.

Condition
This antique solid silver meat skewer is a superior gauge of silver for its type, exceptional quality and in exceptional presentation condition. Full hallmarks struck to the reverse surface of the skewer are all very clear; the hallmarks are struck deeply due to the superior gauge of silver.

Dimensions
Length 25.6cm/10.1"
Width 3.5cm/1.4"
Height 0.4cm/0.2"

Weight
5.2 troy ounces/162g

Maker: Robert Cattle & James Barber
Date: 1808
Origin: York, England

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ITEM ID
W9916
PURPOSE
Flatware
ITEM TYPE
Antique

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Antique York Sterling Silver Meat Skewer / Letter Opener

£1,595 GBP
~ $1,940


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