Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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sugar tongs
  • Thomas and William Chawner
  • sugar tongs, 1766
  • Where object was made: England, United Kingdom
  • silver
  • Object Height: 1.5 cm
    Object Height: 9/16 in
    Object Length: 13.97 cm
    Object Length: 5 1/2 in
  • Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Condra Henry Miller
  • Not on display
  • 1995.0086
Description

Tongs with scallop shell ends. Etched lining on edges. Stylized leaf design at the curved top.