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Fireplace tongs

Description

Pair of wrought iron fireplace tongs with twisted and beaded handle surmounted by a loop.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1750-1800
Location of origin
United States
Associated Building
Original To Nickels-Sortwell House (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
wrought iron (iron alloy)
Object type
Temperature Control Equipment; Heating Equipment Accessories
Descriptive terms
Accessory, Fireplace
tongs
Tongs, Fireplace
wrought iron (iron alloy)
Dimensions
24 1/4 x 3 5/8 x 1 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1958.461
Credit Line
Bequest of Frances Sortwell
GUSN
308592

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