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Sugar Tongs

1971.1482 (RS118197)

Description

Bow form with tapering straight arms having a rope turned pattern. Claw shaped curved tips.

Details

Maker
Whiting Manufacturing Co. (Silversmith)
Date
1885-1895
Inscriptions
Struck on shank: Whiting Mfg. Co. [Whiting lion with the ""W"" impressed on the inner arm]. ""STERLING""
Location of origin
Providence, RI, USA
Associated Building
Used At Rundlet-May House. Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
silver (metal)
sterling silver
Object type
Food Service T&E
Places
Rhode Island (United States)
Descriptive terms
Silver
silver (metal)
Spiral
spirals (geometric figures)
Sterling Silver
sterling silver
sugar tongs
TONGS, SUGAR
Dimensions
3.25 x 1 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.1482
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
48632
Reference Notes
Rainwater, Dorothy T., Author. American Silver Manufacturers. EVERYBODYS PRESS, 1966.

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