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Fireplace tongs

Description

Hook terminating in scroll above wide flat U-shaped grip. Cylindrical shaft w/ flat circular pads or clappers.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1800
Associated Building
Original to Casey Farm (Saunderstown, R.I.).
Material
steel (alloy)
Object type
Temperature Control Device
Descriptive terms
Steel
steel (alloy)
TONGS, FIREPLACE
Dimensions
4.75 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1955.306
Credit Line
Bequest of Edward P. Casey
GUSN
25827

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