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Fireplace Tongs

1992.439 (RS21143)

Description

Cast brass belted ball finial and turned shaft over iron "arms" with flattened penny shaped grips.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1830
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
brass (alloy)
iron (metal)
Object type
Temperature Control Device
Descriptive terms
Brass
brass (alloy)
Iron
iron (metal)
TONGS, FIREPLACE
Dimensions
21 x 2.625 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1992.439
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
11103

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