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Fireplace tongs

Description

Pair of tongs, steel w/ brass finial. Hinge of tongs closed w/ hand-wrought bent nail. Finial-ball and ring turned.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1860-1880
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
brass (alloy)
steel (alloy)
Object type
Temperature Control Device
Descriptive terms
Brass
brass (alloy)
Steel
steel (alloy)
TONGS, FIREPLACE
Dimensions
24.5 x 2 x 2.5 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.577
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
19990

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