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Sugar Tongs

1970.828 (RS115617)

Description

Simple tong form with two parallel arms, tapering to pointed bowls. Bowed handle engraved “MBA”

Details

Maker
Foster, Joseph, 1760-1839 (Maker)
Date
1825-1839
Inscriptions
Foster (impressed)
Location of origin
Boston, MA, USA
Associated Building
Original to Roseland Cottage (Woodstock, Conn.).
Material
silver (metal)
Object type
Food Service T&E; Serving Utensils
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Silver
silver (metal)
sugar tongs
Tongs, Serving
Tongs, Sugar
Dimensions
5.375 x 1.75 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1970.828
Credit Line
Gift of Margaret Carson Holt
GUSN
64157

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