Tiffany & Co 'Broom-corn' Pattern Antique Sterling Ice Tongs, NYC, NY, c. 1900
These beautiful ice tongs are practical for serving ice and many various foods. The design incorporates a pierced blade with raised sides for straining liquids and a claw for gripping items. Broom-corn is an unusual and lovely pattern of swirled lines representing corn or maize. The claw is a dramatic casting with fantastic details.
This stunning server is marked 'TIFFANY & Co/ STERLING/ PAT 1890/ T'. It measures 5.5 inches long, weighs 3.55 troy ounces and is in very good antique condition with a well-done mono removal to the reserve.