Sugar tongs

Object Number: 
1939.113
Date: 
1800-1875
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 3/4 x 7/8 x 3/8 in. ( 4.4 x 2.2 x 1 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: on the underside of one arm: "TT / STERLING"
Description: 
silver bow-form sugar tongs, with acanthus leaf garland engraved on each arm; shell grips; maker's mark stamped on the inside of one arm.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Lena Cadwalader Evans
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group