Terri is a beautiful sterling silver pair of sugar tongs
Ornate example of these very popular, mid-1700s serving utensil
In the style of a pair of scissors these sugar tongs per date the common victorian and modern ones you see today. These are typically Georgian in design and style
The nips have beautiful shell shaped grips at the ends
No city Hallmarks which is typical for earlier pieces
Dating 1760 -90
The scissors have an easy open and close action, they are in great condition for their age with a few scratch and wear from use.
Terri is a lovely and tactile utensil perfectly functional to use on a sharing platter or as originally intended.
A great collectors piece
Option 1 bears some monograms done at a later date. With the assay marks stamped inside.
Option 2 More decorative monogrammed with letter M or W if you prefer