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Fireplace Tongs

Description

Cast brass belted ball and reel turned handle on wrought iron tongs.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1820-1840
Associated Building
Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.).
Material
brass (alloy)
iron (metal)
Object type
Temperature Control Device
Descriptive terms
Brass
brass (alloy)
Iron
iron (metal)
TONGS, FIREPLACE
Dimensions
24.25 (H) (inches)
Accession Number
1986.443
Credit Line
Bequest of Amelia W. Little
GUSN
50848

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