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Hearth tongs

Description

Brass multi-ringed grip with cylindrical top having ball and cap finial. Steel arms with ovoid pincers.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1810-1840
Location of origin
USA
Associated Building
Original To Winslow Crocker House (Yarmouth Port, Mass.).
Material
brass (alloy)
steel (alloy)
Object type
Temperature Control Device
Descriptive terms
brass (alloy)
steel (alloy)
tongs
Tongs, Fireplace
People and organizations
Thacher, Mary
Dimensions
2 5/8 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1999.316
Credit Line
Estate of Guido Perera
GUSN
254635

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