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Fireplace Tongs

Description

Fire tongs with button finial on tapering square handle; the arms are in a "C" shape binnd at the top; these are spade-shaped tongs.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1750-1800
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
iron (metal)
wrought
Object type
Temperature Control Device
Descriptive terms
Iron
iron (metal)
TONGS, FIREPLACE
wrought
Wrought
Dimensions
26 x 5.5 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1992.577
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
10720

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