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Help to Identify Pattern, Maker, Date


#1

Hello,
If anyone can help identify the pattern, maker and date for these tongs, I would appreciate it. Thanks so much.
Jill
NEILL Marks.jpg
NEILL bowl.jpg
NEILL tongs.jpg


#2

Made by Christopher Cummins who worked in Great Ship Street, Dublin and retailed through James R Neill. Assayed in Dublin in 1844. The pattern seems to be a modified form of the standard fiddle pattern (or tipt / tipped as you are in the US).


#3

Thanks so much for this information
Jill