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Fireplace Tongs

1970.866.4 (RS115651)

Description

Shaft; clapper ends; rounded shoulders; appld. brass medallion

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1875
Associated Building
Original to Roseland Cottage (Woodstock, Conn.).
Material
brass (alloy)
steel (alloy)
turning (shaping process)
Object type
Temperature Control Device
Descriptive terms
Brass
brass (alloy)
Steel
steel (alloy)
TONGS, FIREPLACE
Turned
turning (shaping process)
Dimensions
28.75 (H) (inches)
Accession Number
1970.866.4
Credit Line
Gift of Margaret Carson Holt
GUSN
65012

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