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American Decorative Arts
Maker: Samuel Bowne, 1778–1817

Sugar tongs

ca. 1795

Silver

16 1/8 in. (41 cm)
Gift of Alan R. Kossack
1985.85.208
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, New York.

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