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Fireplace Tongs

Description

2 long cylin arms hinged @ top; ball- & -steeple handle

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1840-1874
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
32.375 x 6.875 x 1.625 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1969.2098.2
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
68379

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