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Sugar tongs

Object Number: 
1957.203
Date: 
1800-1825
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 3/4 x 2 x 3/4 in. ( 12.1 x 5.1 x 1.9 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: on the inside of one arm: "N" in a rectangle, lion passant in a cartouche, bust in an oval
Description: 
silver bow-form sugar tongs with swelled arms between medallions with all over wheel turned and bright-cut decoration; ovoid grips with wheel turned decoration; maker's marks stamped on the underside of one arm.
Credit Line: 
Bequest of John B. Morris, Jr.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group