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Tongs

A work made of silver.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of silver.

Date:

1779/86

Artist:

John Murdock
American, 1748–1786
Philadelphia

About this artwork

Status

On View, Gallery 168

Department

Arts of the Americas

Artist

John Murdock

Title

Tongs

Place

Philadelphia (Object made in)

Date

c. 1779–1786

Medium

Silver

Inscriptions

impressed mark inside bow MURDOCK with indentation in rectangle,

Dimensions

2 × 15.9 × 6.7 cm (13/16 × 6 1/4 × 2 5/8 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of the Antiquarian Society through the Mrs. Edwin A. Seipp Fund

Reference Number

1981.8

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