Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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sugar tongs
  • Hester Bateman
    1708–1794
    born: London, England, United Kingdom ; died: London, England, United Kingdom ; active: England, United Kingdom
  • sugar tongs, 1700s
  • Where object was made: England, United Kingdom
  • sterling silver
  • Object Height/Width/Length: 1.5 x 3 x 13.5 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: 9/16 x 1 1/8 x 5 5/16 in
  • Bequest of Helen Foresman Spencer
  • Not on display
  • 1982.0350
Description
Exhibitions

Sugar tongs of unadorned design, constructed from a single sheet of silver that has been bent over.