Sugar Tongs

Collection Type

  • Cooking equipment

Date

1885-1890

GUSN

GUSN-67025

Description

Silver sugar tongs with tapered arms and claw shaped bowls. Berry pattern on the arms.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

Struck, engraved on bow, shank: MEM STERLING PAT. OCT. 11 1887 [W] [nearly illegible; Whiting mark?]

Maker

Whiting Manufacturing Co. (Silversmith)

Location of Origin

Providence, RI, USA

Accession Number

1974.318

Places

Rhode Island (United States)
Probably