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American Decorative Arts
Maker: John Burger, American, 1746–1828

Sugar tongs

ca. 1800

Silver

17 11/16 in. (45 cm)
Gift of Alan R. Kossack
1985.85.227
Geography: 
Made in New York, New York
Status: 
On view
Culture: 
American
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Flatware
Provenance: 

Mr. Kossack purchased this pair of tongs from Whirligig Antiques, Box 161444, Austin, Texas.

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