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Object Name: Sugar tongs
Date: ca. 1833-1848
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Medium: Silver
Dimensions: Overall: 6 x 1 3/8 x 1 in. ( 15.2 x 3.5 x 2.5 cm )
Place made: North America, United States, Troy
Description: silver sugar tongs; bow-form with oval fiddle arms, flared shoulders and hollow shell form grips; "EB" engraved in script in the center of the bow; maker's marks stamped inside the arms.
Credit Line: Purchase
Object Number: 1980.17
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Marks: engraved: in the center of the bow: "EB" in script stamped: inside the arms: "J. DECKER" in roman letters, bust in a chamfered square, "D" in achamfered square, eagle in chamfered square