Sugar Tongs

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1885-1895

GUSN

GUSN-48632

Description

Bow form with tapering straight arms having a rope turned pattern. Claw shaped curved tips.

Details

Descriptive Terms

sugar tongs
silver (metal)
sterling silver
spirals (geometric figures)
Silver
Sterling Silver
Spiral
TONGS, SUGAR

Inscription

Struck on shank: Whiting Mfg. Co. [Whiting lion with the ""W"" impressed on the inner arm]. ""STERLING""

Associated Building

Used At Rundlet-May House,

Maker

Whiting Manufacturing Co. (Silversmith)

Location of Origin

Providence, RI, USA

Object Type

Food Service T&E

Dimensions

3.25 x 1 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.1482

Reference Notes

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

Places

Rhode Island (United States)