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Sugar Tongs

A work made of silver.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of silver.

Date:

1785/91

Artist:

Joseph Richardson Jr.
American, 1752–1831
Nathaniel Richardson
American, 1754–1827
Philadelphia

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Arts of the Americas

Artist

Joseph Richardson Jr.

Title

Sugar Tongs

Place

Philadelphia (Artist's nationality)

Date

c. 1785–1791

Medium

Silver

Inscriptions

Marked "EP" at top of bow; "INR" in rectangle inside at top of bow

Dimensions

14.9 × 5.4 cm (5 7/8 × 2 1/8 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of the Antiquarian Society through Pauline Seipp Armstrong

Reference Number

1969.334

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