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Sugar tongs

Object Number: 
1941.456
Date: 
1800-1825
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 3/4 x 2 1/4 x 1 in. ( 17.1 x 5.7 x 2.5 cm )
Marks: 
engraved: on the arch: "EH" in script stamped: on the underside of the arms: twice, "T. B" in a serrated rectangle
Description: 
silver bow-form sugar tongs with fiddle-end arms with wheel turned borders and horizontal elliptical borders with inscribed arch drops; arch engraved, "EH" in script; maker's marks stamped on the undersides of the arms.
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Arthur D. Benson
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group