Sugar Tongs

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1820-1830

GUSN

GUSN-32417

Description

Silver sugar tongs with tapered arms, pointed shoulders, and elliptical bowls. Shell design.

Details

Descriptive Terms

sugar tongs
silver (metal)
Tongs, Serving
Tongs, Sugar
Tongs, Sugar

Inscription

"MWH" (Engraved on the bow)

Maker

Stickney, M. P. (Silversmith)

Location of Origin

Newburyport, MA, USA

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Alice M. Patten

Accession Number

1928.1146

Places

Massachusetts (United States)