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Fireplace tongs

Description

Wrought iron fire tongs with circular brass joint and beaded brass handles.

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
33 x 4 x 2 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1958.325
Credit Line
Bequest of Frances Sortwell
GUSN
290502

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