Asparagus tongs Maker: William Gale and Son (American, active 1850–58; 1862–67)

1858

American Decorative Arts

On view, 1st floor, American Decorative Arts before 1900
Medium

Silver

Dimensions

Length: 225 mm Weight: 190 g

Credit Line

Gift of Carl R. Kossack, B.S. 1931, M.A. 1933

Accession Number

1985.84.707

Culture
Period

19th century

Classification
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Provenance

Provenance

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

"W.G & S" [Roman capitals; period] in rectangle inside one arm; "G" / "&" / "S" [Roman capitals] sideways in ellipse circle; "1/50/8" sideways in diamond inside the other arm; sideways incomplete strike of mark with date, partially legible

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