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Fireplace Tongs

Description

Ball handle, reel turned shaft, hinged arms

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1899
Associated Building
Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
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
29 x 2.5 x 1.75 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1969.1213
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
67324

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