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Cutten, George Barton.
American Silver Sugar Tongs from the Collection of Francis M. Rosenfeld.

Reprinted from the February, 1946 issue of The Magazine Antiques.

An interesting offprint from The Magazine Antiques. George Barton Cutten, long an enthusiast and researcher of New York area silversmiths, retired from his post as President of Colgate University in 1942 and moved to Chapel Hill. He also wrote histories of silversmithing in Georgia and Virginia.

Pamphlet. 9.5"x12", 4 pages (including covers), 7 b/w illustrations, showing 29 pairs of sugar tongs. Light wear, slight crease across the center.

Inventory #: 31853
Price: $ 25.00      

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