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Object ID 1947.024.006
Object Name Tongs, Sugar
Collection Silver
Credit line DHS Purchase
Year Range from 1771
Year Range to 1772
Made Richard Humphreys
Makers mark Marked by Richard Humphreys
Description Silver Rococo style sugar tongs with pierced and engraved handles and fan-shaped ends. Engraved "EO" in script on the face of the bowed end and marked "RH" twice within two rectangles on the underside.
Dimensions H-0.75 W-1.75 L-5.5 inches
Dimension Details greatest dimenisons
Subjects Silver
Tableware
People Humphreys, Richard
Search Terms Sugar Tongs
Silver
Richard Humphreys
Material Silver
Place of Origin Wilmington, DE or Philadelphia, PA