Sugar Tongs

Date:
1820–30
Culture:
American
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
L. 6 7/8 in. (17.5 cm)
Classification:
Silver
Credit Line:
Bequest of Alphonso T. Clearwater, 1933
Accession Number:
33.120.611
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 774
Inscription: inscribed in script: S B

Marking: marked each twice: eagle [diplayed in oval], B [in octagon], man [possibly Indian, with bow and spear, in oval]
Alphonso T. Clearwater, Kingston, New York, until died 1933