A set of six chrome plated hatelet skewers. This type of skewer was used for ornamenting meat, fish and also desserts, when taking the food to the table. Examples of them in use can be seen in the image. This is from a cookery book "La Cuisine Classique" printed in 1876. The ends of these skewers are very classical in form, with stylised leaves and scrolls. They are unmarked and they date from c.1890. These are good quality examples and they are all in very good, usable condition.
Dimensions: Length: Each one is 25.4cm. (10in) and the ends are 3.2cm. (1 1/4in) across.
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