a pair of quite unusual tongs. The scallop shaped bowl is only
normally found on cast tongs, but these tongs are most definitely not cast.
Bateman work generally tends to be fairly easily identifiable but tongs of
this style are quite rare. These tongs are quite reminiscent of
Scottish style tongs. even the bow is slightly concave which is a very
Scottish feature. Note the similarity between this pair and a pair by
Peter & William
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