Sugar tongs

Object Number: 
1937.209
Date: 
ca. 1835 - 1850
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 1/8 x 2 3/4 x 1 in. ( 15.6 x 7 x 2.5 cm )
Marks: 
engraved: on the arch: "LS" in script stamped: on the undersides of the arms: twice, "G. BOYCE" in a rectangle
Description: 
silver bow-form sugar tongs with threaded, fiddle arms, flared shoulders and hollow shell-form grips; arch engraved, "LS" in script; maker's marks stamped on the undersides of the arms.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Constance Schermerhorn Skillin
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group