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Fireplace Tongs

Description

Rectangular handle with knob finial; oval shape at top; oval pads.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1830
Associated Building
Original to Beauport, Sleeper-McCann House (Gloucester, Mass.).
Material
iron (metal)
wrought
Object type
Temperature Control Device
Descriptive terms
Iron
iron (metal)
TONGS, FIREPLACE
wrought
Wrought
Dimensions
35 x 4.75 x 0.875 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1942.2914
Credit Line
Gift of Constance McCann Betts, Helena Woolworth Guest and Frasier W. McCann
GUSN
58732

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