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Tongs

Maker:
J. Cook (active ca. 1820)
Date:
1815–25
Geography:
Possibly made in Portland, Maine, United States
Culture:
American
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
L. 6 in. (15.2 cm)
Classification:
Silver
Credit Line:
Bequest of Alphonso T. Clearwater, 1933
Accession Number:
33.120.584
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 774
Inscription: inscribed in script: M

Marking: marked twice in rectangle in shaded roman capitals: J. COOK
Alphonso T. Clearwater, Kingston, New York, until died 1933
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