A pair of Scottish silver Polyanthus prize Sugar Tongs.
A pair of Scottish silver George III fiddle pattern Sugar Tongs, William Marshall, Edinburgh, circa 1808, engraved as a prize [together with 6 Spoons] for the best six Polyanthus’s.
‘Presented with 6 Spoons to Wm. Affleckby the Caledonian Gardeners Lodgefor the best six Polyanthus’s 11 Augt. 1808.’
[The spoons are now missing]
Length – 15cm.