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Object ID #18654125

This is a Sugar tongs. It was designed by Rogers Brothers Silver and manufactured by Meriden Brittania Company. It is dated 1885–86 and we acquired it in 1996. Its medium is silver-plated metal. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

It is credited Museum purchase from Decorative Arts Association Acquisition Fund.

Its dimensions are

L x W: 16.5 x 4.5 cm (6 1/2 x 1 3/4 in.)

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Object ID #18654125; Designed by Rogers Brothers Silver ; USA; silver-plated metal; L x W: 16.5 x 4.5 cm (6 1/2 x 1 3/4 in.); Museum purchase from Decorative Arts Association Acquisition Fund; 1996-79-6

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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