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American Decorative Arts
Maker: Lewis Cary, American, 1798–1834

Sugar tongs

ca. 1830

Silver

13 3/4 in. (35 cm)
Gift of Alan R. Kossack
1985.85.238
Geography: 
Made in Boston, Massachusetts
Culture: 
American
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Flatware
Provenance: 

Mr. Kossack purchased this pair of tongs from Norma & Dan Sands, 2972A Merrick Road, Bellmore, N.Y.

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