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Fireplace tongs

Description

Part of set of iron fire tools consisting of tongs and shovel; turned handles; panelled handles w/ multiple turned finials; shovel w/ foliate openwork in circular shape.

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
28.5 x 2.875 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.3381.1
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
20217

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