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Fireplace Tongs

Description

Tongs with circular ball top with incised lines. Spool and turned handle. Domed drum hinge and turned short grip. Long tongs with flat penny tips. Bent handle.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1810-1850
Material
brass (alloy)
metal
Object type
Temperature Control Equipment; Heating Equipment Accessories
Descriptive terms
Accessory, Fireplace
Brass
brass (alloy)
metal
tongs
Tongs, Fireplace
Unidentified Metal
Dimensions
28 x 3 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1942.892.3
Credit Line
Bequest of Mis Mary Manning Brooks
GUSN
56116

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