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Fireplace Tongs

1971.442D (RS116250)

Description

Cylindrical iron tongs, brass grip matches andiron finial.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1785-1810
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
brass (alloy)
iron (metal)
Object type
Temperature Control Device
Descriptive terms
Brass
brass (alloy)
Iron
iron (metal)
TONGS, FIREPLACE
Dimensions
30.875 x 4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.442D
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
5020

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