Sterling Silver Meat Skewer / Letter Opener by Mary Chawner - Antique Victorian. This large antique Victorian English sterling silver meat skewer / letter opener has a tapered form. The surface of this skewer is embellished with a contemporary engraved initial'R' below the plain circular ring loop finger piece. The reverse surface is plain and unembellished apart from the featured hallmarks.
This fine example of antique silversmith was crafted by the renowned London female silversmith Mary Chawner. The original use of this item was purely as a meat skewer. Due to its form, this piece may certainly be used as an effective letter opener. This antique skewer is an exceptional gauge of silver, fine quality and in excellent presentation condition. Full hallmarks struck to the reverse surface are all very clear; the hallmarks are struck deeply due to the exceptional gauge of silver.
Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this piece of Victorian silverware. 2.4 troy ounces/74.8g. Andrew Campbell founder and owner of AC Silver has been dealing in antique diamond & gemstone jewellery and antique sterling silver since 1977. In addition to his high quality Newcastle-based shop, Andrew has developed what is now an established and internationally recognised online store. For more details see our About Us.FREE OF CHARGE to all customers - including national and international deliveries. The item "Sterling Silver Meat Skewer / Letter Opener by Mary Chawner Antique Victorian" is in sale since Saturday, February 8, 2020. This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Solid Silver\Other Solid Silver". The seller is "acsilver925" and is located in Newcastle upon Tyne. This item can be shipped worldwide.