Asparagus Tongs

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1880-1900

GUSN

GUSN-49653

Description

Silver plated asparagus tongs. Solid handle attached with screws to highly perforated tongs.

Details

Descriptive Terms

asparagus tongs
silver (metal)
electroplating
foliation (pattern)
scrolling foliage
Silver
Electroplated
Foliate
Tongs, Asparagus

Inscription

"N [triangle shape] U. G. A1/EP/1203" (stamped)

Maker

Unknown

Credit Line

Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman

Accession Number

1969.743