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Sugar Tongs

This is a Sugar tongs. It is dated ca. 1898 and we acquired it in 1977. Its medium is silver. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Mrs. Jerome A. Q. Franks. It is credited Gift of Mrs. J. A. Q. Franks.

Its dimensions are

Overall: 17 x 4 x 3.1 cm (6 11/16 x 1 9/16 x 1 1/4 in.)

Cite this object as

Sugar Tongs; silver; Overall: 17 x 4 x 3.1 cm (6 11/16 x 1 9/16 x 1 1/4 in.); Gift of Mrs. J. A. Q. Franks; 1977-62-5

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