Robert Keay & son started work in 1825 and were working together until 1839 when Robert Keay II registered a mark on his own. Notice the multiple punches of the Eagle. These tongs are typically Scottish, fiddle pattern with the long top half of the concave arms and shell bowls. This pair of tongs are marked underneath the bow which is a little unusual for Scottish sugar tongs. They are dated at c1830.

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