Sugar Tongs

Collection Type

  • Cooking equipment

Date

1861-1863

GUSN

GUSN-47941

Description

Silver sugar tongs with tapered arms and claw shaped bowls. Antique pattern.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

Struck, engraved on bow and shank: B CROSBY & MORSE. 925 [inside circle]

Associated Building

Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.),

Maker

Crosby & Morse (Silversmith)

Location of Origin

Boston, MA, USA

Credit Line

Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman

Accession Number

1969.662

Places

Massachusetts (United States)