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Fireplace Tongs

Description

The wrought iron tongs have a belted brass ball finial.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1740-1760
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
brass (alloy)
iron (metal)
wrought
Object type
Temperature Control Device
Descriptive terms
Brass
brass (alloy)
Iron
iron (metal)
Tongs, Fireplace
Wrought
wrought
Dimensions
20.5 (H) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.481.2
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
11447
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