Tongs, Sugar

Tongs, Sugar


Sugar tongs Tapererd arms with ovoid tips Bright cut border on edges and "C" in feathered script engraved lengthwise on bow Mark: "R.R" stamped in rectangle inside both arms. Handwritten antiquarian note with gift indicates "Sugar Tongs/ by Robert Ross/Frederica" Examples by maker published in "Delaware Silver, the Col. Kenneth P. & Regina I. Brown Collection" by Donald L. Fennimore and Louisa D. Bartlett, Published by the Biggs Museum of American Art, Dover, DE, 2008. See pp. 276 and p. 345.




Catalogued with other materials at storage facility in fall of 2005 prior to movement into the museum.