Skip to product information
1 of 6

Blue Cherry Antiques

Pair Antique George II English Silver Sugar Tongs - Henry Plumpton c1750 (Code 2801)

Regular price £149.99 GBP
Regular price Sale price £149.99 GBP
Sale Sold out
Tax included. Shipping calculated at checkout.


A pair of sugar tongs dating to the mid 18th century Georgian period.  They have partial hallmarks to each handle ring with the lion and HP for Henry Plumpton.  The small workers register for this period was lost, but there are references to this maker during the period and the lion mark is consistent with a date around 1750.

The tongs have shell formed ends and there are initials engraved to the pivoting area.  A very interesting pair from the George II period.



Period wear as expected.  Some slack in the hinge as expected for age.  No major faults.

Measurements (Approx)

Length: 12.7 cm ( 5 inch ) 
Width: 5 cm ( 2 inch ) across handles

Weight: 44 grams (before packing)

Stock Code:  2801  OC21-1



Tracked and insured shipping is provided free of charge to most UK addresses, there may be charges for remote or offshore locations.  Your item(s) will usually be shipped within 48hrs of order (weekdays), you will receive an email with confirmation of shipping and tracking code when your item is despatched.   Delivery is usually 1-3 business days from despatch, if you need an item more urgently please get in touch to see if we can assist. 

For international buyers once you have added the item to your cart and specified your delivery address the system will calculate the shipping price for you.  Shipping prices are automatically calculated for the most common destinations and items, if the system does not give you a shipping price for your particular item and location simply get in touch and we will update the system for you. 

Shipping for international orders will be by a tracked (where possible) and insured service via airmail or parcel carrier depending on location and item purchased.