Silver plated sugar tongs. Donated to be part of the Becontree Room display.
Small silver plated sugar tongs. Formed from a single sheet of metal which is bent to form a ?u? shape. The arms taper in width from the top to the bottom, and at the end of each arm is a small, oval, concave bowl, similar to a spoon.
J.G. Groves was a manufacturer based at Enterprise Works in Sheffield. The Enterprise Works was inhabited by a number of different tradesmen and manufacturers. The main tenant of the works was a company called THE ROCKINGHAM PLATE & CUTLERY COMPANY which was owned by two brothers called Cyril & Percy Potter. The Works were compulsory purchased by the council in the late fifties, in order to build the St Mary’s ring, but were not demolished until the late sixties
Serving, eating and drinking equipment
Whole length: 105mm
Mark Stamped On inside of arm: JGG
Entry Number T784/3 (1994-03-18)