Artist John Tanner, American, 1713 - 1785
  • Sugar tongs, scissors type
Date between 1740 and 1750
Medium silver
Dimensions Overall: 4 3/4 inches (12.1 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Miss Margaret Gould
Accession Number 2012.108
Department American Art before 1950
On View American: Whitby Hall, Corrider Gallery W262, Level 2 (see map)
Marks Maker's mark, top of finger handle, in squarish oval: IT
Inscriptions Engraved,on pivot: M C
ca. 1930, formerly on long term loan;
2012-present, found in the collection of the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)