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Sugar Tongs

1971.1869 (RS231327)

Description

Silver sugar tongs with pierced shanks and a shell bowl. Etched floral design.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1770-1790
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
Descriptive terms
silver (metal)
sugar tongs
Tongs, Serving
Tongs, Sugar
Accession Number
1971.1869
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
48677

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