Sugar tongs

Object Number: 
INV.14468
Date: 
ca. 1885
Medium: 
Silver, enamel
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 3/8 x 3/4 x 1/2 in. ( 11.1 x 1.9 x 1.3 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: inside the arch: "84"
Description: 
silver sugar tongs, bow form, with enameled, stepped fiddle arms; blue, red and white filigree enamel work in a scroll an circle design on the arms; shield shaped grips with foliate scroll enamel designs.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Louise Stafford Gilder, 12/14/73
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group