Sugar tongs

Object Number: 
1980.17
Date: 
ca. 1833-1848
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 x 1 3/8 x 1 in. ( 15.2 x 3.5 x 2.5 cm )
Marks: 
engraved: in the center of the bow: "EB" in script stamped: inside the arms: "J. DECKER" in roman letters, bust in a chamfered square, "D" in achamfered square, eagle in chamfered square
Description: 
silver sugar tongs; bow-form with oval fiddle arms, flared shoulders and hollow shell form grips; "EB" engraved in script in the center of the bow; maker's marks stamped inside the arms.
Credit Line: 
Purchase
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group