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Sugar Tongs (England), 1825

This is a Sugar tongs. It is dated 1825 and we acquired it in 1931. Its medium is silver, gilding. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Sarah Cooper Hewitt. It is credited Gift of Sarah Cooper Hewitt.

It has the following markings

Marked "WE", probably for William Esterbrook

Cite this object as

Sugar Tongs (England), 1825; silver, gilding; Gift of Sarah Cooper Hewitt; 1931-66-2

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Feeding Desire: Design and the Tools of the Table, 1500-2005.

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<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url=https://collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/18327329/ |title=Sugar Tongs (England), 1825 |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=21 September 2019 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>