The U-shaped tongs are formed from a single piece of silver, with shaped oval grippers and flat arms that are pierced with semicircles in a geometric pattern and engraved with bright-cut medallions.
Engraved on top of tongs, EHL.
On inside of one arm, maker's mark T.LAW (Jackson, 1989, p. 441). Inside other arm, date letter q; sovereign's head; lion passant; maker's mark TL (Jackson, 1989, p. 441)
Anonymous Gift to the MFA in Memory of Charlotte Beebe Wilbour (1833-1914). (Accession Date: March 2, 1933).
Anonymous gift in memory of Charlotte Beebe Wilbour (1833-1914)