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Maker: Anthony Rasch, American, 1778–1859

Sugar tongs

ca. 1835

Silver

6 7/8 in., 99 g (17.5 cm)
Gift of Alan R. Kossack
1985.85.470.1
Geography: 
Made in New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
American
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Flatware
Provenance: 

Mr. Kossack purchased this pair of tongs from Joseph Zicherman, 61 Squirrel Hill Road, Roslyn, N.Y.

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