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American Decorative Arts
Maker: John Booth, w.c. 1793 - 1813

Sugar tongs

ca. 1800

Silver

5 11/16 in., 37 g (14.4 cm)
Gift of Alan R. Kossack
1985.85.205
Geography: 
Made in St. John, New Brunswick, Canada
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Canadian
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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