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Sugar tongs

Object Number: 
1937.121
Date: 
1875-1900
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 1/2 x 1 3/4 x 7/8 in. ( 14 x 4.4 x 2.2 cm )
Marks: 
engraved: on the shoulders: "L" and "C" in script
Description: 
silver colonial revival sugar tongs with oval fingerholes applied to rectangular arms with squared shoulders; pivot hinges located where the arms cross in the center and at the ends where they attach to a second set of arms that cross and have a pivot hinge in the center; shell form grips; shoulders engraved, "L" and "C" in script.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Lena Cadwalader Evans
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group