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Fireplace Tongs

1977.368B (RS116607)

Description

Steel shaft; bulbous brass ring-turned handle with nipple top.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1795-1830
Associated Building
Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.).
Material
brass (alloy)
steel (alloy)
Object type
Temperature Control Device
Descriptive terms
Brass
brass (alloy)
Steel
steel (alloy)
TONGS, FIREPLACE
Dimensions
19.875 x 2.375 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1977.368B
Credit Line
Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler
GUSN
4061

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