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Fireplace Tongs

Description

Ball finial on ringed, chamfered and notched shaft on tongue with arched shoulder and oval clamps.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1750-1800
Location of origin
England; USA
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
steel (alloy)
Object type
Temperature Control Device
Descriptive terms
Steel
steel (alloy)
TONGS, FIREPLACE
Dimensions
22.5 (H) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.1299
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2840

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