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Sugar Tongs

1946.654 (RS231333)

Description

Silver sugar tongs with tapered arms and claw shaped bowls.

Details

Maker
Welles & Gelston (Silversmith)
Date
1816-1821
Inscriptions
"LHL" (Engraved on the bow)
Location of origin
Boston, MA, USA
Material
silver (metal)
Object type
Food Service T&E; Serving Utensils
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
silver (metal)
sugar tongs
Tongs, Serving
Tongs, Sugar
Accession Number
1946.654
Credit Line
Bequest of Edgar J. Rollins
GUSN
54458

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