Sugar Tongs

about 1780
Paul Revere, Jr. (American, 1734–1818)


Object Place: Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Buhler, 1972, No. 552

Dimensions

12.7 cm (5 in.)

Accession Number

1970.402

Medium or Technique

Metal; silver

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver flatware

Markings

"[pellet] REVERE" within a rectangle is stamped on inside of tongs.

Provenance

Buhler 1972: Hannah Quincy (1763-1839), m. Aaron Hill; descended in the family to the donor.

Credit Line

Bequest of Miss Grace W. Treadwell