Sugar Tongs (England)
This is a Sugar tongs. It was made by William Esterbrook. It is dated 1825 and we acquired it in 1931. Its medium is silver, gilding. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.
This object was
Sarah Cooper Hewitt.
It is credited
Gift of Sarah Cooper Hewitt.
It has the following markings
Marked "WE", probably for William Esterbrook
Cite this object as
Sugar Tongs (England); Made by William Esterbrook ; silver, gilding; Gift of Sarah Cooper Hewitt; 1931-66-2
This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Feeding Desire: Design and the Tools of the Table, 1500-2005.