Object photography

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On View Barbara Weld Putnam Gallery, level 1

Object description

  • English silversmith
  • Sugar tongs, about 1800
  • Silver
  • England
  • L: 5 in (L: 12.7 cm)
  • Bequest of Miss Alice T. Endicott, 1964
  • 130939


makers mark IC; not identifiable as only other mark is lion passant


These are silver sugar tongs. They have a makers mark of IC and a lion passant mark. The tongs are of a bright cut design with a classical urn and feather design on the ends.

Exhibition History

  • American Decorative Arts exhibition, Peabody Essex Museum; June 03, 2003 through Present