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Large American Sterling Ball-top Serving Tongs

Auction:
2475
Lot:
131
Sold for:
$948$800

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2475
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
October 03, 2009 10:00AM

Description:

Large American Sterling Ball-top Serving Tongs, mid 19th century, likely George B. Sharp, ball form terminals over beaded sockets and paneled stems, with two waisted openwork blades, lg. 11 7/8 in., approx. 7 troy oz.
Estimate $200-400

marked: Patent 1863 G.S. Sterling
minor age wear, including light nicks to ball form terminals.

Keywords

George B. Sharp, Sports

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