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Sugar tongs

Maker:
Attributed to Myer Myers (1723–1795)
Date:
ca. 1772
Geography:
Made in New York, New York, United States
Culture:
American
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
15/16 x 5 1/4 in. (2.4 x 13.3 cm); 1 oz. 8 dwt. (43.1 g)
Classification:
Silver
Credit Line:
Purchase, Mr. and Mrs. Robert G. Goelet Gift, 2012
Accession Number:
2012.244.4
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 704
Inscription: engraved on outside of bow in shaded roman: D*R
Abraham Brinckerhoff, New York; descended in the Brinkerhoff family, New York
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