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Fireplace Tongs

1977.260.2 (RS116495)

Description

brass finials ending in a ball going down to a bulbous turning.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1768-1833
Associated Building
Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.).
Material
brass (alloy)
iron (metal)
Object type
Temperature Control Device
Descriptive terms
Brass
brass (alloy)
Iron
iron (metal)
TONGS, FIREPLACE
Dimensions
29.625 x 2.625 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1977.260.2
Credit Line
Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler
GUSN
3918

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