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Fireset

Description

Fireplace tongs from a set of wrought iron fireplace tools with brass handles, that includes a shovel.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1850
Location of origin
United States, New England
Associated Building
Original To Nickels-Sortwell House (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
brass (alloy)
wrought iron (iron alloy)
Object type
Temperature Control Device
Descriptive terms
brass (alloy)
firesets
Tongs, Fireplace
wrought iron (iron alloy)
Dimensions
33 3/4 x 2 3/8 x 1 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1958.311.2
Credit Line
Bequest of Frances Sortwell
GUSN
289092
Related Items
Title Fireplace shovel Accession number 1958.311.1 Relationship set

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