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Fireplace Tongs

Description

2part cast hndl. with beehive finial & rings; round flat pincers

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1820-1850
Associated Building
Used at Barrett House (New Ipswich, N.H.).
Material
brass (alloy)
casting (process)
steel (alloy)
Object type
Temperature Control Device
Descriptive terms
Brass
brass (alloy)
casting (process)
Slip Cast
Steel
steel (alloy)
TONGS, FIREPLACE
Dimensions
31.625 x 2.5 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1987.900.4
Credit Line
Gift of Caroline Barr Wade
GUSN
63414

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