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Fireplace Tongs

Description

Black, wrought-iron fireplace tongs, the long rounded tongs have flat ends and rounded grips with tall, acorn-like finial at top.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1780-1850
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
16.5 x 2.625 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1992.415
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
11066

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