Prince Albert Lincoln & Foss ICE TONGS Boston

$1,100.00
Quantity available: 1
Prince Albert was one of the earliest patterns of silver -- soon after the drop press was invented -in the 1840s-- and stamped silver came into vogue. The Ice Tongs are substantial -- weighs over 4 ounces on the stamp scale - --the bend is firm -- and "springy" On the bend there is an engraving " Silver Wedding April 11, 1853 Mrs. Wm. Phipps to H. Bartlett " Nice tongs -- handy for ice or salad -with a historic provenance. We welcome questions about this piece as well as our collection of this genre` of silver --

Item Details

Reference #:
AA284add
Quantity
1
Category
Metals
Department
Antiques
Year
1853
Dimensions
(Width x Height X Depth)
x 8.50 x
Weight
Unknown
Condition
veryfine
Material
sterling silver