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American Decorative Arts
Maker: John Adam, American, 1774–1846
Maker, formerly attributed to: John Adam, Sr., American, 1755–1798

Sugar tongs

ca. 1810

Silver

21 1/4 × 5 1/4 in. (54 × 13.3 cm)
Gift of Alan R. Kossack
1985.85.167
Geography: 
Made in Alexandria, Virginia
Culture: 
American
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Flatware
Provenance: 

Mr. Kossack purchased this pair of tongs from M. Raphael, 832A Lexington Avenue, New York, N.Y.

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