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Fireplace Tongs

Description

Baluster handle; globular knob; hinged arms; circular ends

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1824
Associated Building
Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Material
brass (alloy)
casting (process)
iron (metal)
Object type
Temperature Control Device
Descriptive terms
Brass
brass (alloy)
casting (process)
Iron
iron (metal)
Slip Cast
TONGS, FIREPLACE
Dimensions
27.5 x 3 x 1.5 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1969.2480.1
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
70188

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