Tongs

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1890-1920

GUSN

GUSN-11671

Description

Wide flat arched top with tapering arms ending in 4-toed claw shaped ends.

Details

Descriptive Terms

tongs
silver (metal)
plate (material)
Silver
TONGS

Inscription

Hammered on the underside stem is: Reed & Barton.

Associated Building

Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.),

Maker

Reed & Barton (Maker)

Location of Origin

Taunton, MA, USA

Object Type

Food Service T&E

Dimensions

7.5 x 2.75 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Amelia W. Little

Accession Number

1986.775

Places

Massachusetts (United States)