American Coin Silver Fruit Basket Sugar Tongs
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Outstanding pair of early American coin silver sugar tongs. The arms are cut in a modified fiddle shape and are decorated with superb applied fruit baskets. The claws are shaped as scallop shells. The end has a period monogram BC. These are undoubtedly the finest coin silver sugar tongs weve seen. The inside is marked with an unidentified pseudo-hallmark.
Origin: America, probably New England, circa 1815. Condition: excellent, sharp detail. Size: 6-5/16 long. Weight: 51.5 grams.
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- Ca 1815
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