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Fireplace Tongs

1971.531B (RS116338)

Description

Y-shaped, forged iron pincers, cylindrical brass grip with lemon-shaped finial.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1800
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
34 x 3 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.531B
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
5146

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