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Sugar Tongs

1971.1488 (RS231320)

Description

Silver sugar tongs. Tapered arms with a zig zag design. Claw shaped bowls.

Details

Maker
Gorham Manufacturing Co. (Silversmith)
Date
1885-1890
Inscriptions
"Oct. 2nd/ 1887" (Engraved on the shanks)
Location of origin
Providence, RI, USA
Associated Building
Used At Rundlet-May House. Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
silver (metal)
Object type
Food Service T&E; Serving Utensils
Places
Rhode Island (United States)
Descriptive terms
Silver
silver (metal)
sugar tongs
Tongs, Serving
Tongs, Sugar
Accession Number
1971.1488
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
48638
Reference Notes
Carpenter, Charles Hope, Author. Gorham Silver, 1831-1981. New York: Dodd, Mead & Co., 1982.

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