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Fireplace tongs

Description

Fireplace tongs with corroded copper finial; flat circular ends of tongs for grasping; tongs connected at circle below handle and finial; finial acorn-shaped.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1860-1880
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
iron (metal)
Object type
Temperature Control Device
Descriptive terms
Iron
iron (metal)
TONGS, FIREPLACE
Dimensions
22.625 x 3.625 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.3376
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
20210

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