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Sugar Tongs

1974.318 (RS231328)

Description

Silver sugar tongs with tapered arms and claw shaped bowls. Berry pattern on the arms.

Details

Maker
Whiting Manufacturing Co. (Silversmith)
Date
1885-1890
Inscriptions
Struck, engraved on bow, shank: MEM STERLING PAT. OCT. 11 1887 [W] [nearly illegible; Whiting mark?]
Location of origin
Providence, RI, USA
Material
silver (metal)
Object type
Food Service T&E; Serving Utensils
Places
Rhode Island (United States)
Descriptive terms
silver (metal)
sugar tongs
Tongs, Serving
Tongs, Sugar
Accession Number
1974.318
GUSN
67025

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