Sugar Tongs

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1825-1839

GUSN

GUSN-64157

Description

Simple tong form with two parallel arms, tapering to pointed bowls. Bowed handle engraved “MBA”

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

Foster (impressed)

Associated Building

Original to Roseland Cottage (Woodstock, Conn.),

Maker

Foster, Joseph, 1760-1839 (Maker)

Location of Origin

Boston, MA, USA

Dimensions

5.375 x 1.75 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Margaret Carson Holt

Accession Number

1970.828

Places

Massachusetts (United States)