PAIR OF WROUGHT-IRON SPRING-ACTION PIPE TONGS, LATE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY.Est. $500-$800
Sold: $1,920 ($1,600)
With pierced disc thumb grip and penny terminals. The front of the handle engraved with wrigglework and the back with number “10,” possibly a regimental number. Length 20 ¾ inches.
Provenance: Pat Guthman Antiques, Southport, Connecticut.