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Tongs

Maker:
Marked by W. R.
Date:
1800–1830
Culture:
American
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
L. 6 5/8 in. (16.8 cm)
Classification:
Silver
Credit Line:
Bequest of Alphonso T. Clearwater, 1933
Accession Number:
33.120.595
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 774
Inscription: inscribed in script: A J W [monogram]

Marking: marked in rectangular cartouche in shaded roman capitals: [sheaf of wheat] / W R / [rosette ?]
Alphonso T. Clearwater, Kingston, New York, until died 1933
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