Item: Asparagus Tongs Description: Old
English pattern Hallmark: London 1898 by D&J Wellby Dimensions: 233mm long; 187g weight
fine quality late Victorian pair of serving tongs. The best asparagus tongs
have a central bar around the two arms to prevent over-straining: as seen in
this example. The blades are pierced to allow the vegetables to strain and
one blade has a lip for securing the asparagus tips in place.
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