Miniature tongs

Object Number: 
1939.112
Date: 
ca. 1875-1900
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 5/8 x 3/4 x 3/8 in. ( 4.1 x 1.9 x 1 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: on the inside of the arms: lion passant, anchor, gothic "G" over "STERLING" and "65"
Description: 
silver miniature bow-form tongs with foliate scroll arms and circular grips; maker's marks stamped on the inside of the arms.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Lena Cadwalader Evans
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group