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Sugar tong

One from a silver-gilt dessert service, mostly by Nicolas-Martin Langlois and his son Jean-Etienne Langlois, the sugar tongs by Rogert-Joseph Auguste, each with Austrian control marks and engraved with the crest of the Duke of Lorraine, comprising: 15 dessert spoons; 15 dessert forks; 12...

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Provenance

Elizabeth Parke Firestone (b. 1897 - d. 1990) and Harvey S. Firestone, Jr. (b. 1898 - d. 1973), Akron, OH and Newport, RI; 1993 [see note 3]; gift of the estate of Elizabeth Parke Firestone and Harvey S. Firestone, Jr., to the MFA. (Accession Date: May 26, 1993)

Credit Line

Elizabeth Parke Firestone and Harvey S. Firestone, Jr. Collection

France (Paris), 1786

Object Place

Paris, France

Accession Number

1993.517.80

Medium or Technique

Metal; silver

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver