Fireplace Tongs

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1750-1800

GUSN

GUSN-10720

Description

Fire tongs with button finial on tapering square handle; the arms are in a "C" shape binnd at the top; these are spade-shaped tongs.

Details

Descriptive Terms

iron (metal)
wrought
Iron
Wrought
TONGS, FIREPLACE

Associated Building

Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

26 x 5.5 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1992.577