Description

    A Twelve-Piece Francis Higgins II Silver Demitasse Spoon Set with George Aldwinckle Sugar Tongs, London, circa 1863-1867
    Marks to spoons: (lion passant), (leopard's head), (duty mark), h, FH
    4-7/8 inches high (12.4 cm)
    8.29 troy ounces

    Lot comprising twelve demitasse spoons dating to 1863, each monogrammed to terminal RM; pair of sugar tongs dating to 1867 with maker marks for George Aldwinckle, lot housed in fitted case retailed by A.B. Savory & Sons.


    Condition Report*:

    Scattered scratching and nicking, light pressure warping to terminal of tongs, with wear commensurate with age and use. Exterior of case in fair to good condition.

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    Auction Dates
    April, 2017
    20th Thursday
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