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Tongs

Maker:
John Boutier (active ca. 1805–1825)
Date:
1800–1830
Geography:
Made in New York, New York, United States
Culture:
American
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
L. 6 3/4 in. (17.1 cm)
Classification:
Silver
Credit Line:
Bequest of Alphonso T. Clearwater, 1933
Accession Number:
33.120.578
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 774
Inscription: inscribed in script: W R K [monogram]

Marking: marked in oval in roman capitals: J. BOUTIER
Alphonso T. Clearwater, Kingston, New York, until died 1933
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