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Irish Silver meat skewer
Reference: S1128
Period: George III
Year: 1805
Silversmith: Samuel Neville
Place: Dublin
Price: R 2 915.00
Weight: 70 grams
Dimensions: 25,5cm
Condition: Good, some light scratchmarks and slight kink in end of blade.

Description: Plain Irish meat skewer with flat blade, and shoulder pattern beneath ring. The hallmarks are very clear, note the lack of a duty mark, as duty was only introduced on Irish silver in 1808. Initials VG. Neville was an extremely well regarded Dublin silversmith, who served as Warden and Master of the Goldsmith's Company. He was elected to the Dublin City Council in 1807.
Irish Silver meat skewer
Irish skewer

Irish Silver meat skewer
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Irish Silver meat skewer
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