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Collection The Stephen Girard Artifact Collection
Catalog Number 0157
Other number GAS. 18
Object Name Tongs, Sugar
Description Pierced and engraved sugar tongs with scallop shell-shaped ends. Engraved "SG" cipher at back.
Date 1790
Year Range from 1790
Made Philadelphia, Pa
Material Silver
Length (in) 5.625
Source Girard, Stephen
Received as Bequest
Used Stephen Girard's Water Street House