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Fireplace tongs

Description

Wrought iron fireplace tongs with circular brass joint and turned brass handle.

Details

Maker
unknown
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 Equipment; Heating Equipment Accessories
Descriptive terms
Accessory, Fireplace
brass (alloy)
tongs
Tongs, Fireplace
wrought iron (iron alloy)
Dimensions
24 1/4 x 2 1/2 x 1 3/8 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1958.416
Credit Line
Bequest of Frances Sortwell
GUSN
307701

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