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Art Deco Sorensen Danish Sterling Silver Sugar Tongs

Art Deco Sorensen Danish Sterling Silver Sugar Tongs

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Directory: Vintage Arts: Decorative Art: Metals: Silver: Sterling: Pre 1940: Item # 457699
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A terrific pair of Art Deco sterling silver tension-hinged sugar tongs or “nips” by W. & S. Sorensen. The twisted upper handles are decorated with gilt crown-shaped finials and the tong ends repeat the twisted pattern of the upper handles. The tongs could be used for sugar cubes, candies, or even olives. Hallmarked by Sorensen. The tongs are very well made and are quite heavy.

Origin: Denmark, ca. 1930. Condition: excellent, all original, traces of original gilding intact. Size: 4-3/8” long. Weight: 30.5 grams.