This scallop shell embossed metal tongs is made of thinly silver plated base metal. It is engraved in the center "Huyler's", the New York cocoa and candy maker, and probably was used to serve sugar cubes or bon-bons. For an unfolded tongs see 2002.1.1518
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.