American Decorative Arts
Maker: E. Benjamin and Company, American, active 1840–47

Sugar tongs

ca. 1835

Silver

Length: 155 mm Weight: 33 g
Gift of Alan R. Kossack
1985.85.196
Culture: 
American
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Flatware
Geography: 
Made in New Haven, Connecticut
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

Mr. Kossack purchased this pair of tongs from G. Alton Means of Woodbridge, Conn.

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