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Fireset

Description

Fireplace tongs from a set of wrought iron fireplace tools, including shovel. Turned brass handles with ball-shaped finials and two horizontal bands at centers.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1850
Location of origin
United States
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
28 1/2 x 2 1/2 x 1 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1958.237.1
Credit Line
Bequest of Frances Sortwell
GUSN
289564
Related Items
Title Fireset Accession number 1958.237.2 Relationship Set

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