Tongs

A work made of silver.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of silver.

Date:

1779/86

Artist:

John Murdock
American, 1748–1786
Philadelphia

About this artwork

On View

American Art, Gallery 168

Artist

John Murdock

Title

Tongs

Origin

Philadelphia

Date

1779–1786

Medium

Silver

Inscriptions

impressed mark inside bow MURDOCK with indentation in rectangle,

Dimensions

2 × 15.9 × 6.7 cm (13/16 × 6 1/4 × 2 5/8 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of the Antiquarian Society through the Mrs. Edwin A. Seipp Fund

Reference Number

1981.8

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