York Sugar Tongs, 1815 JB/WW

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Sugar Tongs - Fiddle Pattern - York circa 1815 by Barber & Whitwell - 14.5cm long; 36g - RC/9673

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These are a scarce and good quality pair of fiddle pattern sugar tongs bearing the JB/WW mark of the York makers Barber & Whitwell. The tongs are marked with the duty mark and diagnostic flat based lion passant punch of the York assay office - the maker's mark confirms the York origin. These tongs are in excellent original condition.