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Fireplace Tongs

1992.401 (RS21432)

Description

Brass urn-shaped finial on shaped iron stem and rod-like arms with ball and flat round "grasps."

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1780-1820
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
25 x 3.25 x 1.25 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1992.401
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
11230

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