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Antique Silver Corn Skewer by Elkington & Co
Antique Silver Corn Skewer by Elkington & Co
Antique Silver Corn Skewer by Elkington & Co
Antique Silver Corn Skewer by Elkington & Co

The Headhunter Perry - Unusual Antique Silver Skewer

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£25.00
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£25.00
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Perry is a unusual Corn Skewer

Made in silver plate with thick geometric handle and three point trident end.

"According to almost every etiquette expert, from the late nineteenth century onward, it is perfectly acceptable to eat corn on the cob using your fingers...

...This late Victorian-era invention first made its appearance on large European cruise ships and railroad dining cars where holding corn on the cob firmly was essential"  (Martha Moment blogpost)

His reverse has silver plate markings Elkington Plate

Maker is Elkington & Co. Sheffield

Perry is some minor wear to the silver otherwise she is in good condition

Perfectly stylish and very rare utensil. Be creative with your end use.  

Dimensions

W: 2cm H: 13cm