A Pair of silver Tongs for Queen Victoria’s Diamond Jubilee.
The Farriers’ Company for Queen Victoria’s Diamond Jubilee: a pair of late Victorian parcel-gilt Sugar Tongs incorporating horseshoes as the grips and at the bow end, London 1897, by Stuart Clifford. The outer side of the bow engraved with an inscrpition: ‘ Presented By The Worshipful Company of Farriers, 1897.’ The presentation case stamped 1897 in gilt on the outer lid and with the retailer ‘The Diamond Merchants & Jewellers Co. 138, New Bond St. London W.‘
Good with light wear to the gilding and some wear to the outer case.
Dimensions [excluding the case]:
Length – 10.60 cm.; Width – 2.90 cm.; Depth – 1.50 cm.; Weight – 31 gms.