1955.0136.066 E Silver and Iron Tongs upper surface
  • 1955.0136.066 E Silver and Iron Tongs upper surface
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Tongs (Miniature fire tongs)

  • Category:

    Metals

  • Creator (Role):

    David Clayton (Possible maker)

  • Place of Origin:

    London, London, England, United Kingdom, Europe

  • Materials:

    Silver

  • Museum Object Number:

    1955.0136.066 E


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Object Number

1955.0136.066 E

Object Name

Tongs (Miniature fire tongs)

Category

Metals

Credit Line/Donor

Gift of Henry Francis du Pont

Creator (Role)

David Clayton (Possible maker)
"Toys" is a word associated with miniatures in the late 1600s and 1700s.

Place of Origin

London, London, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Materials

Silver

Dimensions (inches)

3.15 (L) , 0.709 (W) , 0.3175 (Weight)

Dimensions (centimeters)

8 (L) , 1.8 (W) , 9 (Weight)

Object Description

Text available soon.

Bibliography and Bibliographic Notes

[Book] Belden, Louise C. 1980 Marks of American Silversmiths in the Ineson-Bissell Collection. 506 p.
An illustrated glossary of spoon terms, pp. 467-488