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Sugar tongs

Object Number: 
1942.274
Date: 
1800-1850
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 x 1 7/8 x 1 in. ( 15.2 x 4.8 x 2.5 cm )
Marks: 
engraved: on the arch: "Mc Martin" in script
Description: 
silver bow-form sugar tongs with double-swell fiddle arms decorated with sheafs of wheat, flared shoulders and horizontal, elliptical grips; arch engraved, "Mc Martin" in script; no maker's marks.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Miss Harriet MacMartin Richards
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group