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American Decorative Arts
Maker: Nicholas J. Bogert, American, 1776–1843

Sugar tongs

ca. 1802

Silver

6 7/8 in., 45 g (17.4 cm)
Gift of Alan R. Kossack
1985.85.204
Geography: 
Made in New York, New York
Culture: 
American
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Flatware
Provenance: 

Mr. Kossack purchased this pair of tongs from Douglas Joslin, 102 Christopher St., New York, N.Y.

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