Sugar Tongs

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1890-1920

GUSN

GUSN-175592

Description

Sterling silver sugar tongs with chicken claw ends, each with three talons. Each tag has beaded and stamped decoration including c-scrolls and a leaf.

Details

Descriptive Terms

sugar tongs
sterling silver
stamping (marking)
silver (metal)
Tongs, Sugar

Inscription

"G Sterling" (stamped)

Maker

Gilbert, F. S. (Manufacturer)

Dimensions

3 1/4 x 3/8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Eleanor Fayerweather

Accession Number

1993.689