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Fireplace tongs

Description

Part of set of iron fire tools consisting of shovel, tongs and poker. Panelled ball finials w/ turned handles; shovel w/ openwork design shaped like horse's head.

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
28.375 x 3 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.3380.2
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
20215

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