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American Decorative Arts
Maker, possibly by: James Bennett, American, active 1768–83

Sugar tongs

ca. 1780

Silver

6 1/16 in., 40 g (15.4 cm)
Gift of Alan R. Kossack
1985.85.199
Geography: 
Made in New York, New York
Culture: 
American
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Flatware
Provenance: 

Mr. Kossack purchased this pair of tongs from Jonathan Trace of Putnam Valley, N.Y.

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