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Tongs

1986.35.2 (RS24986)

Description

Iron tongs with a belted ball finial on a turned brass handle and steel shaft.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1820-1840
Associated Building
Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.).
Material
brass (alloy)
Object type
Temperature Control Device
Descriptive terms
Brass
brass (alloy)
Iron
Slip Cast
Steel
TONGS
tongs
Wrought
Dimensions
25 x 2.25 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1986.35.2
Credit Line
Bequest of Amelia W. Little
GUSN
11820

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