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Sugar tongs

Object Number: 
1956.42
Date: 
1835-1851
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 1/2 x 2 x 1 in. ( 16.5 x 5.1 x 2.5 cm )
Marks: 
engraved: on the arch:"WH" in script stamped: on the underside of the arms: twice, "H B Myer" in script in a rectangle
Description: 
silver bow-form sugar tongs with fiddle arms and horizontal elliptical grips; arch engraved, "WH" in script; maker's marks stamped on the underside of the arms.
Credit Line: 
Gift Mrs. Theodore Van Wyck Anthony
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group