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Fireplace Tongs

1971.482D (RS116291)

Description

Cylindrical iron tongs, grip matches andirons.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1790
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
bell metal
iron (metal)
Object type
Temperature Control Device
Descriptive terms
bell metal
Iron
iron (metal)
TONGS, FIREPLACE
Unidentified Metal
Dimensions
37.125 x 8.125 (HxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.482D
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
5077

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