Sugar Tongs

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1820-1840

GUSN

GUSN-49334

Description

Silver sugar tongs with tapered square arms, pointed shoulders, and oval bowls.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

"L" (Engraved on the bow)

Maker

Williams, Deodat, 1794 C-1857 (Silversmith)

Location of Origin

Boston, MA, USA

Object Type

Food Service T&E; Serving Utensils

Credit Line

Gift of Alice Allen Merrell

Accession Number

1976.130

Places

Massachusetts (United States)