Sugar tongs

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1840-1890

GUSN

GUSN-24679

Description

One pair of silver sugar tongs with claw talons. Fleur-de-lis design above talons. Smooth handles with rounded tip.

Details

Descriptive Terms

sugar tongs
silver (metal)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
talons
Silver
Claw
TONGS, SUGAR

Inscription

Stamped on handle back: ""REED & BARTON 4""

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Reed & Barton (Maker)

Location of Origin

Taunton, MA, USA

Object Type

Food Service T&E

Dimensions

5.25 x 1.25 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.5533.1

Reference Notes

Rainwater, Dorothy T., Author. American Silver Manufacturers. EVERYBODYS PRESS, 1966.

Places

Massachusetts (United States)